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'It's an indication of rising pollution level'

The Hindu - ‎4 hours ago‎
Now frothing has begun in lakes much upstream of Bellandur lake, indicating the rising pollution level,” he said. He added that the quantity of detergent being used and raw domestic sewage being let into these lakes seem to be only increasing day by ...

Pollution monster breathes poison into Pink City's air

Hindustan Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
According to the Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board (RSPCB), the pollution-intense areas of the city are, Chandpol, Ajmeri Gate, Jhalana, Vishwakarma Industrial Area and Malviya Nagar Industrial Area.

Filipino artists get dirty to highlight pollution in Manila's rivers

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
In the corner of a room in Manila, an artist dips his paintbrush into a murky mixture. As brush strokes of brown, black and grey sweep across white canvas, the paint leaves behind rough sediments on the surface, coming out as an almost gritty texture ...

Santa Clarita stormwater pollution fee to increase

Santa Clarita Valley Signal - ‎8 hours ago‎
Beginning July 1, rates for the stormwater pollution prevention fee paid by owners of average-sized parcels of land in Santa Clarita will increase from $23 a year to $24.04 a year.
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How Air Pollution Leads To Heart Disease

CleanTechnica - ‎May 28, 2016‎
While long-term exposure to air pollution has long been known to increase the risk of heart disease, the specific mechanisms behind the association have remained somewhat opaque.

Pollution on mind, UT plans electric buses

Chandigarh Tribune - ‎8 hours ago‎
To reduce pollution being caused by the ever-increasing number of vehicles, the Administration is contemplating starting electric buses in the city.

Fairbanks borough air pollution levels worst in US

Juneau Empire (subscription) - ‎20 hours ago‎
FARIBANKS - Data show air pollution in the Fairbanks North Star Borough remains at the highest levels in the nation and has failed to show significant air quality improvement.

Zambian villagers win right to have pollution case heard in Britain

The Guardian - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Vedanta, which is headquartered in London, had argued strongly in the high court that the villagers' case against them and their subsidiary, KCM, should be heard in Zambia, where the alleged pollution took place near the town of Chingola and the giant ...
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Sadiq Khan joins air pollution court case against UK government

The Guardian - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has joined a high court challenge against the government over its air pollution plans, overturning the position of his predecessor, Boris Johnson.
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Great Barrier Reef: advisers call for cap on farm pollution

The Guardian - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The Great Barrier Reef water science taskforce, which advises the Queensland government on how to meet pollution targets on the reef, said sugar cane, grazing and other sectors should be given pollution load limits for their industries in each catchment.

Pledge to cut industrial pollution

Shanghai Daily (subscription) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Under the city government's environmental improvement plan for the area, eight out of the 28 heavy polluting enterprises that are scheduled to be shut down this year have already suspended operations, and the rest will gradually follow.

The Effects of Road Traffic Pollution on Children

Medscape - ‎May 27, 2016‎
We have known for some time that air pollution from industrial activity results in damage to the lungs and other organs, including reductions in growth in children.
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High pollution advisory this weekend

12news.com - ‎May 27, 2016‎
PHOENIX - Light winds and a stable weather pattern will result in the collection of higher ozone concentration in the Phoenix area.
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Air pollution is a real heartbreaker. No, really.

Grist - ‎May 27, 2016‎
A 10-year study published in The Lancet this week links living with air pollution to serious heart disease. While scientists have long associated long-term air pollution exposure with cardiovascular disease, research had been limited. That's why the ...

Convert to natural gas, UP pollution control board tells industries

Hindustan Times - ‎May 28, 2016‎
In order to reduce air pollution levels, the Uttar Pradesh pollution control board (UPPCB) has issued directions to industries in Ghaziabad and Hapur districts to present within 120 days a workplan to convert from solid fuels to compressed natural gas ...

Goa needs to address malnutrition, water resources pollution: Governor

Business Standard - ‎15 hours ago‎
Malnutrition and pollution of water resources are a problem which the state government needs to address at the earliest, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha said in her address to the state ahead of Statehood Day.

NGT slams state government over non-action on pollution in Kosi river

Times of India - ‎14 hours ago‎
Dehradun: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has pulled up the U'khand government for non-implementation of its order on pollution in the Kosi river in Nainital. NGT had asked the state govt in December to prepare within three months an action plan for ...
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Pollution From Canadian Oil Sands Vapor Is Substantial, Study Finds

New York Times - ‎May 25, 2016‎
OTTAWA - The amount of pollution created by vapor from Canada's oil sands, which contributes to climate change, ranks on par with most major cities in North America, according to a new study by the country's environmental regulator that was published ...

Officials ID source of Montco creek pollution

Philly.com - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The pollution found in Tookany Creek in Cheltenham Township originated from SPS Technologies Inc.'s industrial complex, in neighboring Abington Township, and from the oldest building in Wyncote Commons, a former factory site in Cheltenham, said Bryan ...

Hodgepodge on roads: Rising number of vehicles adds to noise pollution in city

The Express Tribune - ‎May 28, 2016‎
PESHAWAR: The ever-increasing number of private vehicles combined with the sound of obsolete engines in public buses and rickshaws has added to rising noise pollution in the city. The noise level has moved out of the safe limit set by the World Health ...
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