NASA, the agency best known for exploring space, is trying to answer some urgent questions about air pollution right here on Earth.For much of July, the agency flew research planes between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore as part of a mission known as DISCOVER-AQ.
A program that brings mud dredged from Illinois rivers to communities for creating gardens is coming to two Chicago suburbs. State and local officials announced Monday that a series of community gardens will be created in Broadview and Maywood. Illinois Natural Resources Dir
As the population of northern China explodes, it needs more water than the land can provide. To bring water to its thirsty cities, the government has embarked on the world’s most expensive and largest engineering feat: the South-North Water Diversion Project.
The Environmental Protection Agency sent a strong message Thursday to power plants that burn coal. It's time to clean up dirty exhausts that travel long distances, and 75 percent of Americans will breathe healthier air as a result.