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5 Texas Counties Won’t Meet New Ozone Limit

The Obama administration is proposing stricter emissions limits on ozone, a pollutant that leads to smog and is linked to asthma and respiratory illness.


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Outdoor Air Quality: Is America Suffocating Itself?

This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.


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Warm Weather Can Create Pollution Problems

The temperatures are starting to climb across North Texas, and with the warmer weather comes a potential for pollution problems.


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Car Exhaust Could Raise Autism Risk

“The evidence is growing that air pollution can affect the brain,” said one doctor.


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‘Level Red’ Ozone Alert Issued For North Texas

A ‘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.


Government Making Ozone Standards Tougher

As north Texas moves closer to meeting EPA ozone standards, the federal government is about to make them tougher.