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Air Pollution Kills 5.5 Million People Every Year Worldwide

Gizmodo Australia - ‎9 hours ago‎
Looking at data from 188 countries, the University of British Columbia worked with the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington to compare health risk factors to air pollution levels from 1990 to 2013. Although ...

Air pollution linked to facial liver spots

Medical News Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
Dr. Jean Krutmann, of the IUF-Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine in Dusseldorf, Germany, had already found that skin is affected by air pollution, including a link between traffic-related soot exposure and the prevalence of lentigines.
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Indian Capital to Curb Cars Again to Control Air Pollution

Voice of America - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The New Delhi government will restrict cars on the streets for another two weeks to fight the extreme air pollution that has made the Indian capital the world's most polluted city.

PPCB to install 3 machines for monitoring air pollution

Hindustan Times - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
With air pollution becoming a major issue, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) will install three Continuous Ambient Air Monitoring Stations (CAAMS) at a cost of Rs 3.5 crore, which will collect on-the-spot data and display pollutants in air on ...

Vasco takes stand against air pollution

Times of India - ‎6 hours ago‎
Vasco: Citizens of Vasco have formed a committee 'Mormugao Against Pollution' and have submitted a memorandum against the deteriorating air quality in Vasco due to coal pollution by MPT to the deputy collector in Vasco on Friday morning.
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Adelaide air pollution monitoring questioned by Greens

ABC Online - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Mr Parnell was critical of recent air particle standards adopted by a national meeting of environment ministers, saying they had been set higher than was desirable because of pressure from New South Wales based on the polluting impact of coal mines.

Op-ed: Air pollution's damage starts hitting Utah children before birth

Salt Lake Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
Yes, something is terribly wrong when you can see, smell, taste and chew the air. But while everyone notices the inversion, the worst of air pollution's health affects go largely unnoticed. On any one day, about 40,000 women are pregnant in Utah ...
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This is what's choking the Chinese economy

CNBC - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
For Ting Li, life in Beijing means navigating through sticky gray smog. To avoid harmful pollution particles, she must carry a mask and check the air quality every day. The thick, heavy air has been so bad that Li sent her son - who suffers from the ...

London drivers urged to turn off engines in bid to tackle air pollution

The Guardian - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
London drivers will be encouraged by volunteers and signs to turn off their engines in traffic jams to tackle the capital's illegal air pollution levels, under plans announced by Boris Johnson on Thursday. But campaigners accused the mayor of failing ...
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Air pollution raises risk of death 'for decades after exposure'

The Guardian - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Air pollution raises the risk of death for many decades after exposure, according to the longest-running study to date. The analysis of 368,000 British people over 38 years also showed that those living in the most polluted places have a 14% higher ...
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What Are the Negative Affects of Pollution on Pregnancy?

Good4Utah - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
"We know that air pollution can have negative effects on pregnancy outcomes, not only affecting fertility but also increased miscarriage rates as well as negative pregnancy outcomes such as pre-term birth and increased high pressure disorders of pregnancy.

Inside a huge air pollution scrubbing unit - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
They're all trying to meet new clean air rules written by the Obama administration. These include the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. The Supreme Court recently sent the mercury rule back to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to consider how ...

Burn Ban 2 UPGRADE in KITTITAS COUNTY – Air Pollution “UNHEALTHY LEVELS” – Okanogan Still at Burn Ban ...

KPQ - ‎14 hours ago‎
Stagnant air remains atop Central Washington, and air pollution continues to deepen in Kittitas and Okanogan counties. State Ecology has upgraded the burn ban to a Stage Two level in Kittitas County, meaning no burning of wood inside - even in ...
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Air Pollution: Biggest victim in the saga are the Delhi citizens

Economic Times (blog) - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Even before Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Thursday the second round of the odd-even scheme to be made operational during April 15-30, the stormy and rather ill-informed debate over air quality in Delhi took a dramatic turn earlier ...

Union Station faces air pollution issue, EPA says

Medill Reports: Chicago - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Passengers on trains at Chicago's Union Station are being exposed to high levels of air pollution on Metra and Amtrak trains, according to the U.S.
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Air pollution from the 1970s is STILL being blamed for hundreds of deaths

Daily Mail - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Pollution pumped out into the air decades ago could still be causing deaths today, a study suggests. People exposed to dirty air as long ago as 1971 have been more likely to die in the following decades than people living where the air was cleaner, ...

Study links air pollution to dark spots on the face - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The research, published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology , studied a group of Caucasian German women and a group of Han Chinese women, finding link between levels of traffic-related air pollution and air pollution-associated gases with the ...

The truth about London's air pollution

The Guardian - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Crossing choked Mare Street, where the heavy traffic grinds slowly past, is her biggest concern. “Children's lung development is affected by air pollution: they have smaller lungs for life,” she says. “The government's new plan says pollution will not ...

Green MEP: 'Air pollution is killing hundreds of Plymouth people and should be national scandal'

Plymouth Herald - ‎18 hours ago‎
On Friday Mrs Scott-Cato inspected an air quality monitoring box in Royal Parade, saying the high volume of traffic is adding to the problem.
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Supreme Court Blocks Enforcement of Air Pollution Rule

WCBD News 2 - ‎14 hours ago‎
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked enforcement of the Obama administration's ambitious new plan for cutting greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The justices granted a plea from 30 states that asked for a temporary hold on the new ...