Particle Pollution

Traffic on the Dan Ryan Expressway. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Chicago Again Gets An F From Lung Association For Poor Air Quality

The Chicago metropolitan area ranked 14th worst in the nation for 24-hour particle pollution – also known as soot – and 20th worst for high ozone levels – also known as smog – and annual particle pollution, according to the Lung Association.


Coal-Fired Power Plant

Counties Ranked For Ozone, Particle Pollution

There is good news and bad news in the American Lung Association’s annual State of the Air report card.

WBBM Newsradio–04/27/2011