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Tighter air pollution standards may save thousands of lives, greatly improve public health: New report includes online tool with searchable information on health risks

Reducing outdoor concentrations of two air pollutants, ozone (O3) and fine particulate matter (PM2.5), to levels below those set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would likely save thousands of lives each year, result in far fewer serious illnesses and … Continue reading

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Air Quality Monitors To Be Installed To Measure Vehicle Pollution On SoCal Freeways

Federal regulators will install four monitors to test air pollution levels near freeways in Southern California and study the impact of vehicle exhaust. KNX 1070′s Pete Demetriou reports the tests could shed light on potential health risks to an estimated … Continue reading

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Air Quality Advisory Due To California Wildfire

Clark County Department of Air Quality has issued an advisory due to smoke from the Silver wildfire burning in Riverside County. The smoke is expected to drift into Clark County and because of that there will be an advisory in … Continue reading

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Smoke Advisory Issued for Coachella Valley

A brush fire, named the Mountain Fire is burning in the Riverside County Mountains near Idyllwild and Mountain Center. As of early this afternoon, it is estimated to be over 8000 acres with 10 percent containment and significant growth potential. … Continue reading

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The 10 Most Air-Polluted Cities in the U.S.

The World Health Organization has ranked cities around the world on their amount of particulate pollution in the air. Here’s the dirtiest of the dirty in the U.S. via 10. Pittsburgh/San Diego – The 10 Most Air-Polluted Cities in the … Continue reading

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