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Air Pollution

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  • Vernon battery recycler is allowed to reopen, with conditions

    Air quality officials are giving a battery recycling plant in Vernon another chance to prove it can operate without putting nearby residents at risk.
  • CO2 is not the real problem for Maryland [Commentary]

    CO2 is not the real problem for Maryland [Commentary]
    While Maryland is well positioned for complying with Environmental Protection Agency's preliminary carbon regulations, mandating a 30 percent nationwide reduction in CO2 emissions from power plants by 2030, those proposed regulations by themselves will do...

    Regulators propose agreement to limit pollution from Exide plant

    Regulators propose agreement to limit pollution from Exide plant
    Air quality regulators have reached an agreement with Exide Technologies that would bar its battery recycling plant in Vernon from resuming operations until it installs new controls onĀ arsenic emissions that pose a health risk to surrounding communities....

    China faces tougher sell in Winter Olympics bid

    (Reuters) - Beijing promised a "frugal" Winter Olympics and to harness the event to clean up the capital's notorious air pollution if selected as host of the 2022 Games, but the pledges were greeted with scepticism on Chinese social media. Along with...

    IBM signs up to help fight China's war on smog

    BEIJING (Reuters) - IBM Corp has signed an agreement with the city of Beijing to use advanced weather forecasting and cloud computing technologies to help tackle the Chinese capital's persistent smog. After a series of pollution scares and scandals,...