Emissions

CUERO, TX - MARCH 26: Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas. Texas, which in just the last five years has tripled its oil production . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In US

Researchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.

04/01/2015

Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell car is seen at a press conference at 2014 International CES (Photo by Rob Lever/Getty Images)

DC Environmental Director To Tout Hydrogen-Powered Car

The District of Columbia’s top environmental official will be taking a spin in a new car that’s powered by air.

03/18/2015

Wood stove (WBZ-TV)

Wood Smoke Plan Could Make New Stoves Too Costly

In the poorest state in New England, where residents already struggle to heat their homes, officials are worried a federal proposal to reduce wood smoke pollution will make new stoves too expensive and prevent Mainers from buying cleaner technology.

03/09/2014

schoolbus

School Bus Pollution Cut In Massachusetts

Massachusetts environmental officials are starting the school year by celebrating a program that fitted more than 2,100 school buses with devices designed to cut air pollution from diesel engines.

09/05/2011

Curious About Trucks’ Black Smoke And Pollution

We have to get our cars inspected every year, but what about trucks? Kate from Concord declared her curiosity to WBZ: “I can’t tell you how many times…

10/01/2010