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  • Oil and gas drilling clouds the West's air

    Air pollution from oil and gas drilling is on the increase in the Rocky Mountain West, and environmentalists and energy companies are trying to prevent it from getting any worse

  • The smog is lifting

    After decades of cleanup efforts, Denver, Colo., is about to receive clean-air status from the Environmental Protection Agency.

  • Administration, industry stamp out clean airregs

    The auto industry, backed by the Bush administration, is trying to halt California’s progressive auto-emissions regulations.

  • L-P's problems mount

    The EPA indicts Louisiana-Pacific for its Olathe, Colo., waferboard plant's pollution.

  • Utah utility takes aim at Colorado air

    Deseret Generation and Transmission Cooperative wants to quadruple sulfur dioxide emissions despite objections of neighbors.

  • L-P coughs up

    Louisiana-Pacific must pay settlement to Olathe, Colorado, families who sued under Clean Air Act.

  • States tighten rules, challenge feds to follow

    The state of California pioneered pollution-control efforts decades ago in response to L.A. smog, and today, the Western states are hoping to set the course for national action on climate change

  • Dumping diesel

    Southern California is trying to reduce diesel emissions by turning to cleaner-burning energy sources for public vehicles.

  • Don't breathe the carpet

    A lab's tests show that carpet samples are hazardous to mice.

  • How L-P soiled the air and itself

    Louisiana-Pacific is fined $11.1 million for violating the Clean Air Act.

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