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Smog and pollen: Double-whammy for 127 million Americans

About 40% Americans live in counties where a “double whammy” of unhealthy levels of smog and ragweed pollen — both tied to climate change — combine to threaten respiratory health, a Natural Resources Defense Council report released Tuesday finds. “Today, 127 million Americans live … Continue reading

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Drivers May Pay for Next Step in Fight Against Air Pollution

Some U.S. drivers may soon see a new expense at the gas pump: the cost of taking the global-warming fight on the road. New York and four other states are exploring ways to put a price on the air pollution … Continue reading

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US Supreme Court air pollution ruling will save lives

Citizens of the US, breathe easier. The Supreme Court has ruled that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can regulate air pollution that drifts across state lines. The ruling means about 1000 power plants will be forced to reduce their … Continue reading

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Poor Air Quality Predicted for Southern New England

Unhealthy air quality is predicted for the southern portions of Connecticut and Rhode Island, and the south coast of Massachusetts, including Cape Cod and the Islands during August due to ground-level ozone. “With the return of high temperatures, we predict … Continue reading

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Air Quality Concerns at Factory Fire, USA

A factory fire in Connecticut USA has led to an alert being issued regarding the quality of air in the region. At such times it is  advisable to wear a mask as well as staying in doors. Information on the … Continue reading

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