When thinking about air quality or air pollution, it’s important to understand particulate matter, or PM.
Burning household trash may seem like an easy way to eliminate waste, but it contributes to air pollution and threatens human health.
Through smart policy and individual behavior changes, we can all strive for lasting air quality improvements.
Small fires can produce big air pollution, but there are steps you can take to help.
A warm, sunny day may appear to be perfect for being outdoors, but it’s what you don’t see that could cause problems.
The theme of Earth Day this year is climate change – a problem that is bigger than any one person, state, or even nation.
Staff in DEP’s Northeast Regional Office have been busy this summer manning the DEP booth at Farmer’s Markets.
Coco has a problem. He’s a chameleon, but he can’t change colors!
EPA standards protect Pennsylvanians’ health
On May 27, 2017, a six-story reinforced concrete building in East Pennsboro Township was reduced to a pile of rubble.
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