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Four Shropshire areas are still above the "national legal limit" of air pollution, figures show - after a fifth area was recently revoked.
THERE are two major sources of air pollution in Bangladesh, vehicular emissions and industrial emissions. According to the Department of Environment (DoE), the air quality in Dhaka has remained consistently unhealthy during the dry season for the last ...

But neither the threat of legal action nor a High court order to publish an air pollution plan - delayed again and shelved until after the election - have been enough to see ambitious action commitments.
When the smog rolls in, many Chinese residents immediately reach for their masks, but for one group of courageous women their job is to dive right in, nose-first, and take a great big whiff.
children and teens exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution have evidence of a specific type of DNA damage called telomere shortening, reports a study in the May Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Massachusetts environmental officials allowed Spectra Energy to quietly review and edit a draft approval of an air pollution permit the state plans to grant the company for its Atlantic Bridge gas project.

SHEBOYGAN - scientists in Sheboygan will be measuring the area's air pollution problem by land, air and sea. Sheboygan County has long had the reputation of having some of the worst air quality in the state - but scientists have not been able to pin ...
It has been described as a "public health emergency" responsible for tens of thousands of deaths every year, but dozens of local councils have been failing to ...
Emphasizing the need to bring clean fuel to the world's poor, James Rockall, CEO of the World LPG Association, recently said that "more (people) die of indoor ...
The Delhi High Court Thursday proposed setting up of a standing task force to handle the issue of air pollution in the national capital.
An ambitious study has investigated various factors that contribute to air pollution inside the house. Not surprisingly, cigarette smoke emerged as a major source ...
An agreement reached Wednesday aims to improve air quality in Houston by strengthening air pollution controls at Vopak North America's chemical storage ...
NEW COUNCILLORS in Scotland's capital hit the ground running after overwhelmingly passing a motion to seek a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) to reduce city pollution levels.
An ambitious study led by San Diego State University researchers has investigated various factors that contribute to air pollution inside the house.
Photo (c) HaywireMedia - Fotolia Previous studies have linked poor air quality in the home to respiratory problems and even kidney failure, but what are the main contributors to in-home air pollution? Most people would naturally point to habits like ...
HARTFORD - The state has sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to stop a Pennsylvania coal-fired power plant from emitting air pollution that wafts into Connecticut and endangers public health. Attorney General George Jepsen filed ...
But during heat waves, city trees actually boost air pollution levels. When temperatures rise, as much as 60 percent of ground-level ozone is created with the help of chemicals emitted by urban shrubbery, researchers report May 17 in Environmental ...

A recent study estimates that about 1.6 million people in China die each year - roughly 4,000 a day - from heart, lung, and stroke disorders due to poor air quality.
... * air pollution is responsible for about one in every nine deaths annually, with almost two-thirds of those deaths in the Western Pacific and Southeast Asia, the WHO says.
WHO figures show people in Britain are more likely to die from dirty air than those living in some other comparable countries.
Sofia Municipality now wants to implement steps which might improve the air quality in the Bulgarian capital. Those include an early warning system and free public transport on days with a lot of pollution.
Wilmington has it bad, but air pollution is also a problem in many other Latino communities. Research shows that one in three low-income Latino immigrant neighborhoods have high levels of air pollution. In tenth grade, Espinoza joined a group called ...
air pollution in the UK is more deadly than in about half of Western Europe, according to a major report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) into how people ...
seven million people worldwide died in the year 2012 alone as a result of air pollution exposure. A report published by WHO in the year 2014 also declares air pollution as the world's largest single environmental health risk. air pollution has been a ...
A CAMPAIGN to persuade shops in Henley to close their doors to save energy and protect staff and customers from air pollution has got off to a good start. Environmental campaign groups Henley in Transition and Clean Air for Henley are asking retailers ...
At the Flying W ranch last month, participants at "Flames in the Flint Hills" got the chance to help set grasslands ablaze. Photo by Sean Reilly.
Soaring temperatures typically coincide with the days of highest air pollution, and the study is the first to establish that on peak power demand days, normally idle power plants are fired up to meet the increased demand for electricity to cool buildings.
An air pollution advisory is in effect today for Clark, Greene, Miami and Montgomery counties, accor...
Professor Kumar said: "We all know air pollution is a major factor of everyday urban life. This comprehensive review highlights that trees and hedges, as well as other green infrastructure, must be used strategically to help create healthier, less ...
The environment ministry said last month it would dispatch 5,600 inspectors to look into the sources of air pollution in 28 cities in and around the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.
air pollution can cause permanent problems in young children whose lungs are still developing in addition to other serious effects like lung cancer and asthma attacks.
The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC), in conjunction with the Regional air pollution Control Agency (RAPCA), is issuing an air pollution Advisory for ground-level ozone for Clark, Greene, Miami and Montgomery Counties. The advisory ...
Plumas County air quality routinely exceeds U.S. Environmental Protection Agency standards. This excessive pollution is related to widespread severe forest fires, wood burning during atmospheric inversion events and increased dust during droughts.
The former bar worker says she believes air pollution has a huge impact on her health - experts say it plays a role in 40,000 UK deaths every year - and her conditions mean she is more acutely aware of the damage toxic air can do than the average person.
A new study has found that diesel-powered vehicles emit tons more nitrogen oxides than standards allow. Photo courtesy of Diesel technology Forum.
In an effort to both reduce air pollution and create clean, renewable energy, scientists have designed two-roomed photoelectrochemical cell that turns polluted ...
(WKEF/WRGT) -- An air pollution Advisory has been extended through Wednesday, May 17. The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC), in conjunction with the Regional air pollution Control Agency (RAPCA), is issuing an air pollution ...
air pollution is the main cause of global warming. It is caused by smoke emitted from vehicles and factories and by the discharge of toxic fumes by industries.
Airborne dust is normally seen as an environmental problem, but the lack of it is making air pollution over China considerably worse.
Dr Mervyn Patterson, a cosmetic doctor at Woodford Medical based in London, is seeing patients every day who present with skin pigmentation - a symptom of air pollution. 'Large population-based studies now show that there is a definite link between ...
Broward County issued an air quality warning late Wednesday afternoon, as high levels of ground-level ozone pollution were detected across South Florida.
FF12: Parents causing air pollution and hurting young lungs. Error loading player: No playable sources found. By Devon Fasbinder |. Posted: Wed 11:14 AM, May 10, 2017 |. Updated: Thu 10:22 PM, May 11, 2017.
These days air pollution is negatively influencing people's health and the environment. It causes serious diseases and can lead to deaths.
Researchers in Belgium have created a device which can convert polluted air into energy. That's just one of the device's capabilities.
According to Holloway, most of the prior research on climate and air pollution has focused on other emission sources, chemical reactions in the air, and how weather patterns can trap pollution.
Talking to parents outside a primary school suggests widespread concern about air pollution and it's potential impact on children's health.
It is almost as if the British Prime Minister, Theresa may, has responded in defiance to London Mayor Sadiq Khan's desire to scale up action on London's toxic air problem.
The historic site of Buddha's birthplace in Nepal faces a serious threat from air pollution, scientists and officials have warned.
air pollution poses a great threat since it damages the ozone layer. It is caused by smoke emitted from automobiles, industries, factories, refrigerants, etc.
Many residents of Skopje and other towns in Macedonia - Tetovo has the unenviable status of having the worst air pollution of any city in Europe - suffer from respiratory problems, as well as being at higher risk of heart disease, strokes and lung cancer.


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