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Dangerous pollution levels reported in Nelson Mandela Bay rivers

Water samples taken at rivers in Nelson Mandela Bay show how the city is struggling to contain pollution‚ with dangerously high E.coli levels recorded at the Swartkops‚ Chatty and Baakens rivers in Ju... read more

I-1631 Could Save Lives and Improve Health by Reducing Pollution

In addition to reducing greenhouse gas pollution and combating climate change, Initiative 1631 would clear dangerous pollution out of Washington’s air, saving lives and slashing health care costs by b... read more

Indoor air pollution is more than double standard limit in Bengaluru

“Indoor air pollution is more dangerous by five to ten times as compared to outdoor air pollution. When we mop the floor at home with a chemical cleaning agent, we are inhaling volatile organic compou... read more

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Substantial changes in air pollution across China during 2015 to 2017

One of the most dangerous components of air pollution is fine particulate matter that measures less than the width of a human hair. These particles can penetrate deeply into the lungs causing serious ... read more


Lawsuit Launched Against Trump's EPA for Failing to Protect People From Dangerous Coal Pollution

TUCSON, Ariz.— Conservation and public-health groups today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to ensure that seven states have effective plans ... read more

Did air pollution in Boisar kill flock of 21 sparrows?

A team of the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB ... "Citizens from Palghar and Boisar are living in dangerous situations. They are not aware of their rights to clean air, water and environment ... read more

Dr Harsh Vardhan turns Raja Janak but Delhi’s air pollution woes continue

For the unaware, an emergency action plan has been rolled out to curb the capital’s ‘severe’ air pollution. Delhi's Environment Minister Imran Hussain recently shared that the burning of crop residue ... read more

Why Delhi's air pollution problem continues to persist year after year

Pollution takes centre stage every time when winter sets in ... Not just in their size their chemical and physical compositions are different as well. The smaller and more dangerous PM2.5 are caused b... read more

Diabetes drug reduces risk of heart attacks, strokes from air pollution

It prevents those immune cells, macrophages, from releasing dangerous molecules into the blood that promote heart attacks and strokes after pollution exposure. “These findings suggest metformin as a p... read more

Lawsuit planned over particulate pollution in Fairbanks, North Pole

"The borough and state didn’t get the job done in more than 10 years, so dangerous levels of pollution remain in the air we all have to breathe. Until the EPA enforces the Clean Air Act, the health ef... read more

Delhi enforces emergency measures to fight pollution

whose office has been actively involved in framing policies and taking initiatives to help avoid the repeat of last year’s dangerous spike in pollution levels. read more

Krishna river: a lifeline in peril

Without a designated landfill, a 200 metre-wide tract of the riverbed is being used as a dumpsite “since time immemorial”, as a senior official of the Pollution Control Board (APPCB) puts it. As per t... read more



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