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Environmental Pollution

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  • Hazy days ahead as smog season arrives

    Hazy days ahead as smog season arrives
    South Florida's usually good air quality worsens this time of year, as dry, sunny days create ideal conditions for the formation of smog. From late March through June, the period between the cool temperatures of winter and the thunderstorms of summer,...
  • Beijing's worst sandstorm in 13 years is just 'normal spring weather'

    BEIJING Rule No. 1 for surviving Beijing's often-brutal living conditions: Develop a sense of humor. Smog. Frigid winters. Smog. Scorching summers. Smog. Gridlocked traffic. And oh, have you heard about the smog? The latest air assault came Wednesday...
  • Senate passes resolution opposing tougher ozone limits

    Indiana lawmakers say the tougher federal standards on smog-forming pollution will harm the state's economy. The Senate Environmental Affairs Committee advanced a resolution Tuesday that condemns the tougher ozone limits set by the U.S. Environmental...
  • W.Va. veterans clinic closes again due to air quality issues

    A clinic that serves veterans in West Virginia and Virginia has closed again because of air quality issues. The Beckley VA Medical Center announced the indefinite closure of the Greenbrier County Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Maxwelton on Monday,...
  • At Goddard, NASA scientists turn their gaze Earthward

    At Goddard, NASA scientists turn their gaze Earthward
    GREENBELT NASA scientist George J. Huffman sometimes watches in awe as bands of greens and yellows and reds float across a map of the world on a 20-foot screen at Goddard Space Flight Center. The technology he helped develop uses satellites to track...
  • Hogan's opposition to clean air standards will cost Md. dearly

    Hogan's opposition to clean air standards will cost Md. dearly
    Regarding your article "TV ad hits Hogan for blocking air pollution curbs" (April 2), the ad rightly criticizes the Hogan administration's decision to block regulations required by the EPA to bring Maryland into compliance with federal air quality...
  • Cancer surge in China prompts rise of special patient hotels

    Li Xiaohe has set herself up for the long haul in a cramped but sunny room in western Beijing, about a block from China's most renowned cancer hospital. Her laundry dries on hangers and her husband cooks in a communal kitchen as she embarks on an 84-day...
  • Dirty air, Sahara dust blankets parts of Britain in smog

    Traffic fumes, dirty air blown in from Europe and Sarahan dust are combining to coat parts of Britain in smog. The environment department says air pollution is "high" across much of the country Friday and could reach the top designation of "very high" in...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti must now put his plan into action

    Mayor Eric Garcetti must now put his plan into action
    Mayor Eric Garcetti released a sweeping plan this week that outlines his environmental and economic priorities and sets measurable goals in a wide range of areas, from cutting smog and reducing the city's reliance on imported water to adding bike-share...
  • Ozone compliance depends on toughness of new standard

     Ozone compliance depends on toughness of new standard
    The federal Environmental Protection Agency is expected to hand down more stringent ozone standards by Oct. 1, a move the state of Indiana says will hurt businesses. Some businesses, such as NIPSCO, already have made improvements to their power plants...
  • Modi blames changing lifestyles for India's rising pollution

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday blamed the changing lifestyles that have come with India's economic development for rising pollution levels that have given the country some of the world's dirtiest air. With his government rolling out a new air...