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Haze from Canadian wildfires spreads across many US states

Large wildfires raging across Canada have contributed to a smoky haze lingering above the Western U.S., blazes fueled by the familiar hot, dry conditions that have turned much of the region into a tinderbox. The smoke has caused spectacular red … Continue reading

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Smoke from hundreds of North American wildfires is taking a toll on U.S. air quality

There are hundreds of active wildfires burning in Canada and Alaska this week in what has been a horrible fire season so far. Unfortunately, the smoke from all of these fires has to go somewhere, and the jet stream has been … Continue reading

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Front Range air pollution surprises researchers

Researchers who examined air pollution along northern Colorado’s Front Range said they were surprised by how much harmful ozone and ozone-causing chemicals are drifting into the mountains from urban and rural areas below. “Really, all the way up to the … Continue reading

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NCAR air pollution study is largest in Colorado

Air pollution is a health hazard, especially for those with asthma and other breaking problems. Experts say Colorado  frequently exceeds national standards for ozone, and now scientists from around the world are getting closer look as part of the largest … Continue reading

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Colorado Governor Hickenlooper Touts New Air Pollution Rules For Oil And Gas Industry

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is touting the state’s new air pollution curbs on the oil and gas industry — but he insists that local efforts to curb drilling run afoul of constitutional property rights. The governor gathered environmentalists, state health … Continue reading

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5 Things To Know about Colorado’s air pollution plan

New air quality rules for Colorado’s booming oil and gas industry go under review Wednesday when health officials start taking public testimony on a set of upgrades meant to reduce air pollution from drilling. Parts of Colorado haven’t meet federal … Continue reading

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Colorado, Arizona, Indonesia: Wildfires and Air Quality Concerns

Recent wildfires in Indonesia and the USA have been making the headlines – how will these deadly and destructive blazes affect us? In Colorado, a series of fires have been blazing across the state since June 10th resulting in deaths, … Continue reading

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Hi-tech survey of air pollution on roads

Oxford City Council wants to reduce air pollution in certain key areas. Researchers have been in action this week in High Street and Oxpens Road, where they are assessing every vehicle which passes using technology developed by the University of … Continue reading

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