SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle Children's hospital has revealed that one patient has died and five others have been infected by a potentially dangerous mold that has forced the medical center to close all of its main operating rooms. The hospital disclosed the infections and death to The Seattle Times Tuesday in response to follow-up questions regarding the closures of four operating rooms on its main Seattle campus May 18 because of Aspergillus mold and of the remaining 10 operating rooms May 24.
The American Lung Association "State of the Air" 2019 report found that Yakima's air quality has significantly worsened and it's now the 6th most polluted area in the U.S. for short term particle pollution.
A fire that burned over four days at a petrochemical plant in suburban Houston was finally extinguished Wednesday.
India accounts for seven of the world's 10 cities with the worst air pollution, according to a new report, but previously smogbound Chinese cities have seen a marked improvement.
Drivers in Spokane County and on the westside soon won't have to take their cars in for inspection in order to renew their tabs.
Hazy, smoke-filled skies from the massive Carr wildfire and more than a dozen other large wildfires burning throughout California are causing poor air quality and health concerns.
More than 95% of the world's population is breathing unhealthy air and the poorest nations are the hardest hit, a new report has found.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Health officials have issued air quality warning in eastern Washington and Idaho due to smoke from multiple large wildfires.