American Lung Association: NYC’s air quality is improving, but still gets a failing grade
The annual State of the Air report once again gave failing grades to ozone levels in Manhattan, Queens, The Bronx and Suffolk County. But Staten Island managed to improve to a D.
Apr 21, 12:06 AM
Wildfire Haze From Out West Could Be Worse Than Many New Yorkers Realize
Studies have shown that wildfire pollution is more hazardous than car pollution, and the danger mounts over long distances.
Jul 24, 2021 9:07 AM
Just How Healthy Is Biking in New York City? Help Us Find Out
Are you a non-smoker who has desk job and bikes to work about 30 minutes each way who wants to join our study?
Updated: Jun 18, 2019 6:07 PM
Breathe Sparingly: Air Quality Alert In Effect For NYC
It feels like summer out there, but don't run around too fast in celebration, owing to the day's crappy air quality.
Updated: May 18, 2017 12:39 PM
Here Come The Poop Trains
Linked together, the cars form one long, open subway train, allowing for up to 10 percent more space for passengers per train.
Updated: Apr 25, 2017 11:16 AM
NYC Today: Heat Advisory, Air Quality Alert, Flash Flood Warning
The NWS has got a quadruple-whammy for you: heat advisory, hazardous weather outlook, air quality alert, AND a flash flood warning.
Updated: Jul 7, 2016 12:03 PM
Polluted NYC Air Linked to ADHD
The Columbia Center studied 233 pregnant New York women and their children from pregnancy to late childhood and found that their kids were five times more likely to develop ADHD-like symptoms
Updated: Nov 8, 2014 2:20 PM
Smog City: Air Quality Alert Issued For NYC Until 10 P.M.
State officials say you should avoid outdoor exercise until 10 p.m.
Updated: Jul 22, 2014 2:30 PM
New Yorkers Still Breathing Chunks Of Coal, Gas, New Air Quality Report Says
New York City isn't the most polluted city, but it's got a long way to go.
Updated: May 1, 2014 1:29 PM
Deep Breath: NYC's Clean Air Regulations Save 800 Lives A Year
The improvements have prevented 800 deaths and 2,000 emergency room visits each year.
Updated: Sep 26, 2013 4:41 PM
NYC's Air Filled With Fat, Carbon, Bacteria, Glass
Incredibly, the air around this pristine metropolis we live in is filled with crap.
Updated: Oct 7, 2012 3:01 PM
Heat Advisory, Crappy Air Quality Alert For NYC Today
Try not to breathe or move around outside for the next 24 hours or so.
Updated: Jun 29, 2012 11:33 AM
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