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Air Pollution

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  • EPA To Reduce Sulfur in Gasoline by 2017

     
    The EPA will finalize a rule that should reduce sulfur in vehicles by two-thirds beginning in 2017. The Detroit News reports the move should ultimately decrease smog-causing gases by 80 percent because the bulk of smog-forming emissions are created during...
  • Chinese air pollution: Getting better?

     
    The pictures and videos from the Beijing Olympic village are appalling. The thick smog and frighteningly short visibilities can only hint at what it must be like to breathe that air - much less compete in it at world-class levels....

    California Study Finds Air More Dangerous Than Drivers

     
    Here???s why it pays to be concerned about the environment: Because a bad situation costs ??? namely lives and money. A recent study by California State University, Fullerton, found that air pollution in the two most populated regions in the...

    Baltimore haze blamed on Southeast fires

     
    It was an unseasonably mild and sunny Saturday in Baltimore. But the view was marred by an unusual pale, smokey haze across the region (below, from CAMNET). Air quality observers at the University of Maryland Baltimore County have been tracking the smoke,...

    California's Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Stirs Controversy

     
    Let???s try to make this argument as simple as we can. In 2006, California created an aggressive climate law calling for a cut in greenhouse gas emissions of 25% by 2020, and a 10% overall reduction in fuel emissions. In...