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Nearly 40 million people live in UK areas with illegal air pollution 

Exclusive: 59% of the population live in towns and cities where diesel pollution risks damaging health, new data from the Labour party shows Nearly 40 million people in the UK are living in areas where illegal levels of air pollution … Continue reading

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Revealed: The inner London schools where children breathe toxic air 

Nearly one in four school children in London are being forced to breathe air so filthy that it breaches EU legal limits, a shock report warned today. In findings which will alarm many parents, it was revealed that 328,000 pupils … Continue reading

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Richmond has highest pollen and air pollution: study

Pollen- and pollution-ravaged Richmond, Memphis and Oklahoma City are the three “sneeziest and wheeziest” cities in the U.S., a new study says. New York City didn’t even make the Natural Resources Defense Council’s list of the 35 worst cities for … Continue reading

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Beware of wind from the cities

Despite the longest spell of hot weather for seven years, July’s smog was around 25% less than the 2003 and 2006 heatwaves. This wasn’t due to better air pollution management, but to the favourable airflow; the 2003 and 2006 events … Continue reading

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Richmond: officially polluted

Richmond’s air pollution has improved since this photo was taken from Valhalla Drive in 2001, but the towns air quality is still a long way off meeting Government standards. Richmond is among 22 New Zealand towns with the worst air … Continue reading

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Pollution, Poverty, People of Color: The factory on the hill.

One in four Richmond residents lives in areas of high air pollution from nearby industry or busy roadways, according to a city estimate based on data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency‘s Toxic Release Inventory and the California Air Resources Board. … Continue reading

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