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air pollution is now a matter of great concern in Bangladesh. Usually, the level of pollution is higher during daytime when most of economic activities take place.
air pollution is a big topic at the moment, with key global cities taking steps to address the issue, such as banning cars from particular areas or at particular times of day.

The largest, ongoing and provable government-science fraud is the claim that air pollution kills people. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first claimed in 1996 that fine particles emitted from smokestacks and tailpipes - that is, soot ...
The head of vehicle manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has claimed consumers are confused about diesel vehicles' impact on air pollution and climate change.
THE ISSUE: air pollution is a serious problem in Somerville, with many heavily-trafficked roadways, including I-93, nearby.
air pollution is a big issue in China, with hundreds of millions of people suffering from respiratory problems. An estimated 1.6 million deaths (17% of mortalities) a year are attributed to China's dirty air.

government should avoid applying a 'one-size-fits-all' approach to tackling air pollution in the UK's towns and cities, the head of the automotive industry body - the SMMT - has said today.
Teenager and woman drown in separate incidents as sweltering heat forces Royal Ascot to consider relaxing dress code.
Sue Evans has been dealing with allergies ever since moving to Chattanooga. She keeps track of allergy and air quality reports to help decide when she can spend time outside.
Downtown Los Angeles is shrouded in early morning coastal fog on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. Southern California is having its smoggiest summer in nearly a decade and hospitals report an increase of people with breathing problems.
AIRMove has picked up first prize at London Tech Week's hackathon for a solution that uses crowdsourcing to detect air pollution. The smart Internet of Things (IoT) device collects and stores air quality data against location coordinates. The device ...
SIXTY businesses in Henley are now supporting a campaign to persuade shops to close their doors to save energy and protect staff and customers from air pollution. Environmental campaign groups Henley in Transition and Clean Air for Henley have asked ...
More than half of London's NHS hospitals and health centres are smothered in air pollution that is above legal limits, says a new report published by King's College London and the UK Health Alliance on climate change.
Halton residents could be breathing illegal levels of toxic air until 2023 unless action is taken according to a warning from an environmental charity.
Cambridge Mask Co. CEO and founder Christopher Dobbing tries one on for size (via Cambridge Mask Co.) Stay on target. Be Kind, Rewind With 'Mixxtape' ...
The study, published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, examined if ongoing power transmission capacity investment in China -- driven largely by concerns over air pollution -- could also reduce local adverse health impacts from air ...
Two Connecticut environmental groups have joined a lawsuit aimed at halting air pollution from a coal-fired Pennsylvania power plant that state experts say drifts over Connecticut and contributes to unhealthy air quality here.

Naturally burning timber and brush launch what are called fine particles into the air at a rate three times as high as levels noted in emissions inventories at the US Environmental Protection Agency.
There has been much ado in the "news" lately about automotive air pollution, global warming, and fuel economy. The evidence seems to indicate that America likes air pollution, global warming, and wasting trillions of dollars on gasoline and diesel. The ...
air pollution is typically seen as a problem that affects entire cities or regions. But a new study shows that air quality can vary tremendously within a city - even block by block.
Global Chipmaker Intel has tied up with German auto component major Bosch to develop a cost-effective monitoring system that will efficiently measure and manage optimal air quality, the company said in a statement.
China has taken plenty of steps in the past few years to reduce air pollution, but in a recent investigation, the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection found that over 70% of the companies that it investigated did not meet emission standards set ...
Roberto Funari, RB's executive vice president, said: "air pollution is a huge global issue and by bringing together talented individuals across our business with creative experts from around the world, I'm hoping to see some exciting innovations that ...
Particle pollution from wildfires, long known for containing soot and other fine particles known to be dangerous to human health, is much worse than previously thought, a new study shows.
A newly formed environmental group hopes to shed light on the extent of traffic and air pollution issues in Adur. Adur Residents Environmental Action (AREA) launched two projects at the end of March to measure levels of nitrogren dioxide in the air and ...
air pollution has been linked to an estimated 40,000 early deaths a year, with 37 out of 43 areas across the UK exceeding legal European Union limits for key pollutant nitrogen dioxide.
government estimates for air pollution in Oxford have been deemed "excessively optimistic" by the city council. Oxford's atmosphere breaks European limits for nitrogen dioxide but a government action plan suggests the city will hit targets by 2020 ...
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Hayden Island residents complained in March to DEQ and two oil recycling The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality announced news last week that it hoped would please Hayden Island residents who have been inundated ...
air pollution is typically seen as a problem that affects entire cities or regions. But a new study shows that air quality can vary tremendously within a city - even block by block.
The UK government is abdicating its responsibilities and "unfairly shifting the burden" of dealing with dirty air on to local authorities, says an industry body.
The goal of the study was to map out, block by block, the air pollution levels in west Oakland. They were specifically measuring the amount of black carbon, nitric oxide, and nitrogen dioxide, all of which can lead to health problems and harm the ...
The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed delaying a federal air pollution rule for two years, despite acknowledging that children will be disproportionately harmed by the decision.
On National Clean Air Day, Thursday 15 June, we're calling for action to cut air pollution which threatens our native wildlife (Nature needs fresh air too, 2 June).
Enlightened organisations have long since realised that a happy employee is a productive employee, and the same goes for health. An estimated six million work days are lost in the UK as a result of air pollution. And even if workers don't succumb on ...
Urban bicyclists and outdoor sports enthusiasts may soon learn more about the air pollution they breathe and its health risks as an unusual 3-year study gets underway.
The study, published today in the journal Environmental Research Letters , examined if ongoing power transmission capacity investment in China - driven largely by concerns over air pollution - could also reduce local adverse health impacts from air ...
children are at risk of dangerous levels of air pollution in cars because exposure to toxic air is often far higher inside than outside vehicles, a former government chief scientific adviser has warned.
The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission is issuing an air pollution Advisory for ground-level ozone on Saturday, June 10 through Monday, June 12.
DENR says emissions from vehicles share 80% to air pollution while the remaining 20% is contributed by stationary sources such as factories.
Ottawa, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) Some 7,700 Canadians die prematurely each year, due to diseases associated to air pollution, a research study has alerted.
air pollution is so last century, then? Well, no. In February, the European Commission issued the UK with a 'final warning' for failing to comply with EU air pollution limits for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in 16 areas. Nitrogen dioxide comes mainly from ...
Air pollution in China appears to have improved over the past year, though it's still really, really bad. Last month Beijing saw smog so thick that just breathing for a day was as unhealthy as smoking 40 cigarettes.
When you think of factors that increase the risk of Alzheimer's, dementia and Parkinson's disease you probably think of genetics or traumatic brain injury.
President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the landmark Paris climate agreement could have far reaching consequences on climate and fossil fuel ...
In its report, the HSPCB has also listed steps it claims to have taken to control air pollution in Gurgaon. Action against illegal parking, use of automated sweeping machines to reduce dust and regular inspection of construction sites are among the ...
The first Indian monitoring and early warning system for air pollution was launched on May 12, 2017, in the nation's fifth most populous city, with the hope that it will reduce the health impacts and deaths from air pollution, a growing problem in a ...
OTTAWA - air pollution cost Canadian families an estimated $36 billion in 2015 due to premature death and illness, a new research report says.
A new study of ice core data and historical records concludes that lead production has been fouling the air much longer than thought.
Sasol said it would apply for a postponement for some of its plants to 2025 when it would be able to meet most of the new plant standards.
The public got the chance to voice their opinion Wednesday night about a local company known for giving off foul odors.


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