American Lung Association

The Environmental Protection Agency adopted a new rule restricting the types of scientific studies its own regulators can use to rein in pollution, in the Trump administration's latest effort to undercut the use of science in establishing public health standards.

The number of people breathing unhealthy air in the United States is increasing despite decades of declines in the overall amount of air pollution being released, and climate change is a major cause.

A new report by the American Lung Association gives Franklin County's air quality a failing grade due to the high number of air quality alerts last year.  

The Ohio EPA is seeking from the federal government a new air quality designation for central Ohio that the American Lung Association has consistently rated as poor.  

The American Lung Association's latest air quality report released today shows mixed results for Ohio. 

Ohio Public Radio

State lawmakers are gearing up for another round in the fight over renewable energy standards.

The American Lung Association's annual air-quality report gives Ohio good and bad rankings.

Ohio is getting a failing grade from anti-smoking advocates for reducing tobacco use. 

Ten years after Ohio voters approved a statewide indoor smoking ban, experts point to a host of resulting benefits

A new analysis by the Clean Air Task Force, a group of more than two dozen environmental and public health organizations, quantifies the health effects of smog pollution.

For the third consecutive year, Franklin County's air quality gets a failing grade.

Franklin County's air quality is getting a failing grade in the American Lung Association's "State of the Air 2015" report.


An American Lung Association poll shows 63 percent of Ohioans support raising cigarette taxes by a dollar a pack.

Deborah C. Smith

A new study by the American Lung Association shows the air quality has improved slightly from last year in Ohio cities, but remains among the lowest in the union.