Air Quality

5 Texas Counties Won't Meet New Ozone LimitThe Obama administration is proposing stricter emissions limits on ozone, a pollutant that leads to smog and is linked to asthma and respiratory illness.
After Explosion, Some In Milford Concerned About Air QualityDeputies are keeping residents out of the town of Milford. Roadblocks are up at every entrance -- on the other side environmental agencies are busy testing air quality. Workers told CBS 11 News crew’s initial tests show the air is not toxic.
Exide To Detail Frisco Plant Demolition PlanA controversial battery recycling plant in Collin County was already shut down, but it is still a major a major issue for the surrounding community.
Frisco's Exide Plant Set To Officially CloseIt may be quiet now at Frisco's Exide Technologies battery recycling plant, but Friday night, the silence will give way to celebration.
Study Links Increased Autism Risk With Air PollutionWhether you're in Dallas or Fort Worth, you've seen the haze. It’s worse in the summer and more noticeable when you're looking at downtown buildings -- but the dirty air may be more than an eyesore.
Exide Plant In Frisco To Shut Down, Layoff EmployeesExide says it has notified 120 employees at its battery recycling plant in Frisco that they will be laid off on November 30.
State Judge Rules Atmosphere & Air Must Be Protected A Texas judge has ruled the atmosphere and the air must be protected for public use just like water.
Exide Plant In Frisco Will Likely Close This YearCBS 11 News has learned that the controversial Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Frisco will close by the end of the year, in a tentative deal reached with the city.
Breathing Problems Caused By Smoky, Dry, Dirty AirThe fires across the state are sending a lot of smoke billowing into the air and some of it is drifting into the air we breathe here in North Texas.
'Level Red' Ozone Alert Issued For North TexasA ‘Red Ozone’ alert has been declared for North Texas. Despite being in a two-month long heat wave, this is the first time an alert of this magnitude has been declared this summer.
Fort Worth Releases Natural Gas Air Quality StudyThe City of Fort Worth has released its long-awaited air quality report on Barnett Shale natural gas drilling operations.
EPA Says All Texas Plants Will Get New Air PermitsNearly 140 Texas plants, including some of the nation's largest refineries, have reached a deal with the EPA to receive new permits even though a long-standing battle between the Texas and the federal agency is far from over.
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