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Sydney Air Pollution: Sydney is Australia records AQI 12 times the hazardous level, health warnings issued

When we think about air pollution, Delhi is the first city that comes in our mind. But this piece has to be about Sydney which on Tuesday, witnessed air pollution about 12 times the ‘hazardous’ level. The Air Quality Index … Continue reading

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Sydney weather: Sydney air quality worse than China as NSW records worst ever air pollution

NSW has succumbed to the highest levels of air pollution from smoke ever recorded, as Sydneysiders wake to air quality conditions worse than Shenzhen, China. Some of the smoke is reaching as far away as South America. Air quality in … Continue reading

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Australia fires: Sydney blanketed by smoke from NSW bushfires

People in Sydney woke up to a city shrouded in smoke on Tuesday, as scores of bushfires rage across the region. Strong winds overnight brought smoke from fires inland, pushing the air quality in Australia’s largest city to beyond “hazardous” … Continue reading

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Hazardous air quality warning as smoke from bushfires spreads across NSW and Queensland

Hazardous air quality warning as smoke from bushfires spreads across NSW and Queensland Residents in Sydney and other parts of the east coast advised to stay indoors where possible to avoid air pollution   Much of Sydney and the Hunter … Continue reading

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Call for action on pollution as emissions linked to respiratory illnesses double

Study shows over the past five years industry doubled its emissions of a type of fine particle called PM10, linked to asthma and bronchitis Environment and health groups have called for a rapid crackdown on air pollution after a new … Continue reading

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Coal crackdown urged as air pollution breaches rise by 50% in Hunter Valley

The New South Wales government has been urged to ensure all coal wagons and stockpiles are covered, and to reject plans for a new coal terminal in Newcastle, after figures showed a rise in air pollution in parts of the … Continue reading

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Air pollution reaching extreme levels, warns Hunter Valley council

HUNTER VALLEY winemakers and residents will today step up the campaign against mining in their backyards as the local council warns dust in the region is reaching ”extreme” levels. In an email to a Singleton councillor on Saturday, the council’s … Continue reading

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