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State of the Air

More Than Half Of The U.S. Is Living With Unhealthy Pollution Levels

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 04.20.2016 | Green

If the apocalyptic photos of smog blanketing Beijing last year seemed like a world away, think again. The American Lung Association released its annua...

California's Drought May Be Ruining Air Quality

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.30.2015 | Green

California's drought has parched farmland, left some rural residents reliant on bottled water and demanded households reduce water use by 25 percent. ...

Every Breath You Take: State of the Air 2015

Harold Wimmer | Posted 06.29.2015 | Green
Harold Wimmer

Think about this: more than 4 in 10 people in the United States live in counties that have unhealthy levels of either ozone or particle pollution. Now think about this: in the time it took to read that, you probably took 4-5 breaths. Makes you want to know what was in that air, doesn't it?

The Cities With The Worst Air Pollution In The U.S.

Posted 04.24.2013 | Green

Air quality continues to improve across the United States, but over 40 percent of Americans live in counties with unhealthy levels of particle or ozon...

How Clean Is The Air? Your Smartphone Has The Answer

Posted 06.22.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: It's the first day of summer, and the air where I live in Maine is nice and clean, with low levels of part...

Top 25 U.S. Cities With The Cleanest Air

Posted 05.14.2012 | Green

Are you and your neighbors breathing healthy air? American Lung Association has released their State Of The Air 2012 report, detailing cities with...

Joanna Zelman

U.S. Cities Ranked By Air Pollution Levels | Joanna Zelman | Posted 04.25.2012 | Green

More than 127 million Americans -- about 41 percent of the country -- still suffer from pollution levels that can make breathing dangerous, according ...

10 U.S. Cities With The Deadliest Air Pollution

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.03.2011 | Green

Just how dirty is the air you breathe? The American Lung Association (ALA) has released their annual report, State of the Air 2011, highlighting w...

Joanna Zelman

How Bad Is The Air You Breathe? | Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.27.2011 | Green

NEW YORK -- The American Lung Association's newest State of the Air report is a bit like getting a 53 on your math test after you got a 49 on your las...