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More needs to be done to tackle air pollution in Gloucestershire as the smog in parts of the county are unsafe, councillors have said.
AGRA: A committee constituted by the Union ministry of environment and forest in December last year to assess the impact of industrial pollution on the Taj Mahal has submitted its report. In the report, the committee headed by MoEF advisor, has ...
DECATURVILLE, Mo. (KSPR) -- Beer bottles, paint cans, and even couches like this could be polluting your water, according to some Ozarks cave cleanup workers.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - Researchers at the Tennessee Aquarium conservation Institute tasked students at the STEM school Chattanooga earlier this ...
"Ministers have been forced to draw up new proposals to cut air pollution after judges backed environmental lawyers ClientEarth in two high-profile cases that the government was failing to do enough to reduce nitrogen dioxide levels.
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality relies on the EPA and other federal agency funding for cleaning up polluted sites, as well as for 80 to 100 annual federal grants that mostly go directly to local communities for water infrastructure ...
But the moment of darkness should also serve as a reminder, activists say, of another problem that gets far less attention: light pollution. More than 80 per cent of humanity lives under skies saturated with artificial light, scientists recently ...
Good morning. It is Saturday, March 25. Here's what you don't want to miss this weekend: TOP STORIES. The pollution fight: California isn't giving up on fighting auto pollution - even with Donald Trump in office. On Friday, California regulators moved ...
Who knew you could clean up mercury pollution with a sponge? Not just any sponge, of course - one transformed by nanotechnology, the science of making very, very, very small things.
The three schools are among 29 in Denver public schools - 10 of them charters - that sit near high-traffic roads and the invisible air pollution those routes generate daily. Experts say such pollution can stunt lung development, aggravate asthma and ...
An insider says pollution from a Nigerian oil spill in a pipeline owned by Shell's parent company remains "astonishingly high" nearly a decade on.
scientists publishing in Scientific Report, have found evidence of stress in tadpoles taken from ponds most impacted by pollution caused by nutrients and pesticides. They say the technique they used to spot these changes could offer an early warning ...
4 Groups Sue Allegheny Technologies Over Permitted pollution. Four environmental groups intend to sue Allegheny Technologies Inc. over alleged pollution from a Pennsylvania specialty steel mill. | March 24, 2017, at 11:16 a.m.. MORE.
When the Environmental Protection Agency informed people in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, last July that the local neoprene plant was emitting a chemical that gave them the highest risk of cancer from air pollution in the country, the ...
"Since I was about 7 or 8 years old, I've had headaches, migraines and headaches. I'll be 30 in May, so they didn't just start from nowhere.
City workers were on his corner in Flushing, Queens, to construct a bioswale, a pit dug into the sidewalk that is filled with rocky soil and topped by shrubbery, designed to absorb polluted storm water otherwise running into the sewer system, some ...
In Parliament, around the same time, India's environment minister dismissed a major study of global air pollution that found that high levels of particles in India cause more than a million people to die prematurely each year.
Woobi Play is aimed at areas with exceptionally high levels of pollution. UNICEF statistics report there are 300 million children inhabiting places with the most toxic levels ever recorded.
The lead author of the paper added: "Our research could initiate an entirely new understanding of how air pollution affects human health.
Cambridge Mask is currently working on the designs, but expects to produce the first line of canine snout masks before next winter, when air pollution levels are usually higher than in the summer, Dobbing said. "We aim to have them ready before next ...
An environmental group says Duke Energy is polluting a lake and two river basins with coal ash from its Person County power plant.
High levels of surface ozone are damaging rice yields at an alarming rate in China, the world's largest agricultural producer and one of its most polluted nations, report researchers at UC Davis and in China. For the first time, the research team ...
The NGT has asked VPT to submit quarterly reports so that they can check if pollution levels are under the permissible parameters.
Madrid's city government announced plans on Monday to ban the oldest and most polluting vehicles from the city center by 2025 in a bid to crackdown on air pollution. The local government will prohibit the use within the city's limits of gasoline cars ...
Kate Fitzpatrick, Mercer's global mobility practice leader for the UK & Ireland, said :'The capital's only downfall in regard to infrastructure is heavy traffic congestion, which also contributes to the city's low score for air quality and pollution ...
reports paint a damning picture of the impact of pollution on our health, showing that more than one in four deaths of children worldwide can be attributable to an unhealthy environment.
B vitamins may offer some protection against the impacts of air pollution, a small scale human trial suggests. Researchers in the US found that high doses of these supplements may "completely offset" the damage caused by very fine particulate matter.
Taipei, March 13 (CNA) The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) will propose a draft law amendment to increase the maximum fine for marine ...
Environmental officers are working with 48 farms on Anglesey to rule out livestock bacteria and excrement as the possible cause of poor-quality bathing water at a popular beach.
Peterbilt 384 liquefied natural gas trucks are in line to be auctioned off at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers in Perris, Calif. on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016.
1. Environment Degradation : Environment is the first casualty for increase in pollution weather in air or water. The increase in the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere leads to smog which can restrict sunlight from reaching the earth.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently launched a campaign dubbed 'BreatheLife' to make people more aware about the fact that air pollution - which it ...
Katherine Sutherland's letter of Feb. 20 ["A world of pollution"] tells it like it is: global warming is here, is a serious threat to the world's future and 97 percent of ...
A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) says pollution poses a greater global threat than ebola or HIV. The U.N. body blames air pollution and ...
Experts say nitrogen from burning fossil fuels is absorbed by the soil from rain or air, and acts as a fertiliser. This feeds nettles, hogweed and hemlock which outcompete delicate plants, such as harebells, that need low-nutrient soils.
Environmental risks like pollution kill 1.7 millions kids under five years old, in a single year - World Health Organization.
air pollution is taking heavy toll on us; we are vaguely conscious of it. According to the WHO 2016 report, Pakistan has the worst quality of air and it ranks 4th among the most polluted countries while China and India ranks 1st and 2nd respectively ...
The Department of Environmental Protection issued a notice of violation to the Weiler corporation for polluting a pond on its property.
The Trump administration's plans to cut funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will threaten a grant program that trucking, busing and ...
A plea, seeking an order for fixing the exhausts of all vehicles on the top rather than in the bottom claiming that this would lessen pollution, has been rejected by the Supreme Court. "You tell us what is the basis of your prayer. Is there any ...
Smoke rises from chimneys of the coal-fired power plant in Bogatynia, Poland. The picture was taken last month from a hill near the town of Frydlant, Czech ...
A quick history lesson: When legislators wrote the 1963 Clean Air Act, they acknowledged that California already had pollution-fighting rules, and that its environmental situation was especially dire. So they gave the state the right to write its own ...
Now that it has been shown that not all our dirty air comes from north of the border, it's time to take action against dirty vehicles and other sources of pollution.
Administration supporters quickly asserted that the cuts are a good idea because states are more effective than the federal government to deal with pollution. Are they right?. This answer of "sometimes yes, sometimes no" may be frustrating to some, but ...
VILANO BEACH, Fla. - The Florida Department of Health is urging residents to not get in the water at Vilano Beach due to high levels of bacteria.
After traffic, the biggest cause of air pollution in our cities is heating our homes. Whether we burn gas or oil, these residential combustion sources (RC) are a major cause of poor health.
The environmental group said in a statement Thursday that the deal requires Worlds of Fun to adopt a compliance plan that will include an educational kiosk about stormwater pollution, and to spend $100,000 on environmental projects in a local watershed.
A campaign by the Marine conservation Society wants you to report any #wildbottlesightings on social media. A strange new creature has overtaken the shorelines and waterways of Great Britain.


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