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Peru’s plans to cut air quality rules would smooth sale of top polluter 

Proposals to raise legal limits of sulfur dioxide by more than 12 times linked directly to sale of US-owned smelter in the Andes It’s a fairly common tactic in Peru to issue a significant or potentially controversial decision or resolution … Continue reading

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Air pollution: a dark cloud of filth poisons the world’s cities 

The number of annual deaths caused by pollution around the world is now greater than malaria and HIV combined, according to a recent study, with scientists warning that fatalities could reach 6 million a year by 2050 During these cold … Continue reading

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Spanish Conquest of the Incas Caused Air Pollution to Spike

A sample of Peruvian ice has revealed a surge in pollution linked to mining that wasn’t exceeded until the Industrial Revolution The arrival of the Spanish in South America in the late 14th century heralded the destruction of the once … Continue reading

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