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Volkswagen is unveiling a battery-powered sport-utility vehicle that is headed for global markets including the United States and China, as the company takes a major step forward in its campaign to make electric cars a mass-market choice.
After a few days of gradual improvement in Spokane's air quality , more smoke moved in Friday.
Spokane set another record Sunday for poor air quality, as bad air continues to plague the Inland Northwest and likely will until the weekend.
PHOENIX – The bullpen start was scheduled for Game 2 of Monday’s make-up doubleheader in Seattle against the Oakland A’s.
SEATTLE – A new environmental review of plans to build a massive methanol plant on the Columbia River in southwestern Washington shows that the project would boost the amount of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere – but not as much as if the methanol were made elsewhere.
Amazon says it's buying 1,800 electric delivery vans from Mercedes-Benz, the biggest such order for the German automaker to date.
Crews were battling wildfires in the San Francisco Bay Area and thousands of people were under orders to evacuate Wednesday as hundreds of wildfires blazed across the state amid a blistering heat wave now in its second week.
BERLIN — Daimler AG, the maker of Mercedes-Benz cars, says it has reached an agreement in principle to settle U.S. claims over emissions from its diesel vehicles for over $2.2 billion.
Six former Environmental Protection Agency chiefs are calling for an agency reset after President Donald Trump’s regulation-chopping, industry-minded first term, backing a detailed plan by former EPA staffers that ranges from renouncing political influence in regulation to boosting climate-friendly electric vehicles.
RICHMOND, Va. – The developers of the long-delayed, $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced the cancellation of the multi-state natural gas project Sunday, citing uncertainties about costs, permitting and litigation.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A vast cloud of Sahara dust is blanketing the Caribbean as it heads to the U.S. with a size and concentration that experts say hasn’t been seen in half a century.
India’s extended lockdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak has shut down schools, workplaces, industries, transport, and forced people to stay home. It also led to an unexpected bonus in the country with six out of 10 of the world’s most polluted cities: cleaner air.
While this past summer was fortunately not like the previous two, the potential exists to find ourselves smothered again by the pall of burning forests that occur locally, regionally and even internationally. We may think this isn’t a problem once the snow falls, but wood smoke is also a health concern in many of our neighborhoods during winter. To understand why, some meteorology basics are necessary.
A thick gray haze blanketed India’s capital on Tuesday, with authorities attempting to reduce the pollution by sprinkling water to settle dust and banning some construction.
The Trump administration accelerated the pace of its environmental rollbacks for the country’s coal-fired power plants Monday, proposing to weaken two Obama-era rules aimed at cleaning up dangerous heavy metals and ash from coal plants and keeping them from washing into groundwater and waterways.
The Trump administration’s environmental battle with California intensified Tuesday, as the Environmental Protection Agency warned the state that it could lose federal highway funds if it doesn’t clean up its air.
Fewer smoke-filled days this summer showed that 2017 and 2018 may not be the new weather norm for the Inland Northwest.
A small but growing number of physicians are discussing publicly their concerns about climate change and environmental factors impacting people’s health. They include some physicians in Spokane seeing impacts from a growing number of regional wildfires and hazardous air quality.