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Air Pollution

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  • Colorado's new drilling rules seen as making an impact in Texas

    Colorado's tough, new air pollution rules for the oil and gas industry were approved only a month ago, but they're already making an impact in Texas, where lawmakers and energy companies have long-resisted tightening air standards. Several companies have...
  • Newport plant registers cancer risk reading

    Newport plant registers cancer risk reading
    A metal finishing facility in Newport Beach poses an "unacceptably high" cancer risk to its neighbors and should curtail its emissions as soon as possible, state air quality officials said Tuesday. The agency said it will ask its independent hearing...
  • O.C. metal-finishing plant poses high cancer risk to nearby residents

    O.C. metal-finishing plant poses high cancer risk to nearby residents
    A metal-finishing facility in Newport Beach poses an "unacceptably high" cancer risk to its neighbors and should curtail its emissions as soon as possible, state air quality officials said Tuesday. The South Coast Air Quality Management District said it...
  • Ozone helps Central Florida tap water look and smell its best

    Ozone helps Central Florida tap water look and smell its best
    April is water conservation month in Florida. So fill a glass with tap water, sniff it, swirl it and realize this: It comes from the same place and gets much of the high-end treatment given to bottled water. For the past several years, an increasing...
  • 1 in 8 deaths linked to air pollution, World Health Organization says

    Air pollution kills about 7 million people a year and is linked to 1 in 8 deaths worldwide, according to a report released Tuesday by the World Health Organization. The finding more than doubles previous estimates“and confirms that air...
  • Pianist Yoko Miwa At Hartford Public Library

    Pianist Yoko Miwa At Hartford Public Library
    It's been several decades since Boston-area pianist Yoko Miwa, who brings her longstanding trio to Hartford Public Library on Sunday, March 30, switched from playing classical music to jazz, but the move wasn't as difficult as you might imagine. Miwa,...
  • Across from Harbor Point, an unofficial air-monitoring effort

    Across from Harbor Point, an unofficial air-monitoring effort
    Ana Rule stepped onto a balcony outside the Inn at the Black Olive Sunday morning to check the first results of an unusual air-monitoring effort — one intended to make sure official monitoring across the street is accurate. The hotel in Baltimore'...
  • Under the Hood: A primer on automotive emissions

    QUESTION: I've heard you refer many times to the emissions produced by automobiles. Could you please elaborate on them? What emissions are produced, and what I can do to reduce them? Emily Upton ANSWER: Great question, Emily. The four main automobile/...
  • Save Sriracha!

    Save Sriracha!
    Local politics in California has ignited fear for fans of Sriracha, an extremely popular hot sauce, created for pho, a Vietnamese soup, and now fancied for Asian, taco and fusion dishes, sushi and street food. Celebrities, home chefs, even workers from...
  • Smothered by smog, Paris bans some cars; measure lifted late in day

    PARIS -- With the City of Light buried under a thick blanket of smog for a week now, authorities in the French capital took drastic steps Monday to cut the number of cars on the road and to encourage commuters to find more environmentally friendly ways of...
  • Global warming: Who pressed the pause button?

    Global warming: Who pressed the pause button?
    BETWEEN 1998 and 2013, the Earth's surface temperature rose at a rate of 0.04C a decade, far slower than the 0.18C increase in the 1990s. Meanwhile, emissions of carbon dioxide (which would be expected to push temperatures up) rose uninterruptedly. This...