2newcw11 thefan-am1090seattle-logo-fina2l

pollution

A girl wears a mask during a smog alert in Beijing, China. STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Asian Pollution Intensifies North American Storms

According to a recent study, pollution from China’s coal-burning power plants is pumping up winter storms over the northwest Pacific Ocean and changing North America’s weather.

04/15/2014

(photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Portland Company Named Nation’s Top Polluter

The Portland, Oregon-based company Precision Castparts Corp. has just been named the nation’s top industrial air polluter

CBS Seattle–08/27/2013

credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

WA Announces New Rain Runoff Requirements

Washington state will begin requiring municipalities to use “rain gardens” and pervious pavement in new urban developments to combat rainwater pollution to the state’s rivers and lakes and to the Puget Sound, officials announced Wednesday.

08/01/2012