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  • The hazy days of summer ... and winter, spring and fall

    With the Interior West’s national parks facing an increase in haze and air pollution, Rocky Mountain National Park is working with government agencies to improve air quality

  • 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

  • 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

  • California's farmers ditch dirty diesel pumps

    California’s two largest utility companies are encouraging farmers to switch from polluting diesel irrigation pumps to electric ones

  • State loopholes upset Clean Air Act

    The Environmental Integrity Project has issued a new report on power plant emissions called Gaming the System: How the Off-the-Books Industrial Upset Emissions Cheat the Public Out of Clean Air

  • Mowing down pollution

    California tackles air pollution caused by gas-guzzling power lawn mowers

  • Administration, industry stamp out clean air regs

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

  • The smog is lifting

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

  • Will Western skies be clear enough?

    The Western Regional Air Partnership has a plan to clear the air over the Colorado Plateau, but critics say the plan is much too soft and likely to prove ineffective.

  • Dumping diesel

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

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