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Millions of UK children are breathing in dangerous levels of toxic smog
One in three children are breathing in dangerous levels of pollution, data shows. Analysis by Unicef shows 4.5 million youngsters are being put at risk by toxic smog from vehicles on our roads, including 1.6 million under-fives and 270,000 babies. read more
U.S. District Court Rules EPA Must Act on Maryland Request for Protection from Cross-State Air Pollution
(WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 13, 2018) A U.S. District Court today ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to act on the State of Maryland’s request that EPA protect millions of Marylanders from dangerous air pollution that blows across their ... read more
People in Manchester 'exposed to dangerous levels of air pollution'
Dangerous levels of air pollution are having a devastating impact on the health of people living in Greater Manchester and costing the regional economy £1bn every year, according to a new study. The report found that toxic air is reducing life expectancy ... read more
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Heat cooks up dangerous recipe for smog
The area with the worst air pollution in the United States is Riverside-San Bernardino, Calif., with 267 high-ozone days a year, the report found. But the Stamford area is no stranger to the top 25, said Ruth Canovi, director of advocacy for the American ... read more
EMTs: Prepare before you go out in 'dangerous heat'
Heat+pollution go up, making it harder for all to breathe - If ... Heat, sunlight contributes to Code Orange air quality alert According to Gardner, the heat will remain dangerous through Wednesday at least. During that time, the viewing area is under ... read more
More people, more food, worse water? A global review of water pollution from agriculture
and limits on the marketing and sale of dangerous products. However, the report acknowledges that well-known principles for reducing pollution, such as ‘polluter pays,' are hard to apply to non-point agricultural pollution because identifying the actual ... read more
Courts Continue to Pressure Scott Pruitt to Do His Job, Protect Communities from Dangerous Smog Pollution
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Dust storms drag New Delhi air quality back to dangerous levels
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Air quality in New Delhi plummeted to a dangerous level on Wednesday, putting residents at risk, mainly due to dust storms from western India, a senior official at the pollution control board said. The air quality index, which ... read more
AccuWeather: Oppressive, Dangerous Heat and Humidity Today
TODAY: Dangerous heat and humidity are in store ... AIR QUALITY ALERT: A Code Orange Ozone Action Day is in effect with air pollution at levels that could compromise those of you in at risk groups like seniors, young children and people who suffer from ... read more
Arizona environmental agency to issue pollution advisory
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a high pollution advisory in Maricopa County for ... inmates in Maricopa County's "work furlough" program possibly doing dangerous drugs in their time away from jail. Sheriff Paul Penzone expressed ... read more