ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS

  • Breathing dirty air may harm kidneys September 22, 2017
    Outdoor air pollution may increase the risk of chronic kidney disease and contribute to kidney failure, say researchers. Scientists culled national VA databases to evaluate the effects of air pollution and kidney disease on nearly 2.5 million people over a period of 8.5 years, beginning in 2004. The scientists compared VA data on kidney function to air-quali […]




  • VA DEQ Greenhouse Gas activities August 24, 2017
    The greenhouse gas web page has been updated with more information about recent regulatory activity. Visit http://deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Air/GreenhouseGasPlan.aspx to learn more.