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Air Pollution

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  • 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......
  • Drunk on ethanol

    'Gasoline is going -- alcohol is coming. And it's coming to stay, too, for it's in unlimited supply. And we might as well get ready for it now." Those words might have come from President George W. Bush, or just about any member of the U.S. Congress,...
  • Sun, surf and smog

    JUST IN CASE you missed it, last week was National Air Quality Control Week. That explains why the American Lung Assn. released its new study announcing that Los Angeles is still the smog capitol of the United States. Not exactly a man-bites-dog story,...
  • Newton: What about the Port of Los Angeles?

    Newton: What about the Port of Los Angeles?
    It's fun for mayoral candidates to imagine eliminating potholes or building new trains to link the Valley to the Westside. It's not hard to support a spiffed-up LAX (really, what's hard to believe is that it's taken this long) or legions of new police...
  • Newton: Can Garcetti calm the waters?

    Newton: Can Garcetti calm the waters?
    After a campaign of smart politics but small ideas, Eric Garcetti is poised to take the office that he won last month. As he does, here's an item worthy of his agenda: Make peace with the Owens Valley. Residents of the Owens Valley rely heavily on Los...
  • Newton: Owens Valley dust-up

     Newton: Owens Valley dust-up
    Los Angeles owes an old debt to the Owens Valley. It was there, a century ago, that representatives of this ambitious city quietly bought up water rights from unsuspecting farmers and then diverted the Owens River into a newly built aqueduct that...
  • The allergy mystery

    The allergy mystery
    House dust mites, those microscopic insects we unwittingly sleep with every night, are among the few known causes of asthma and allergic symptoms. But pesky mites alone can't explain why the prevalence of childhood allergies has risen worldwide over...
  • Forecast prompts officials to declare Friday Knozone Action Day

    Forecast prompts officials to declare Friday Knozone Action Day
    Forecasted humidity and temperatures have prompted Indianapolis officials to declare Friday a Knozone Air Quality Action Day. Central Indiana's air quality could become unhealthy for individuals who are sensitive to air pollutants because of a hightened...
  • Knozone Action Day predicted for Sunday, Monday

    Knozone Action Day predicted for Sunday, Monday
    The City of Indianapolis forecasts Sunday, July 1 as well as Monday July, 2 as Knozone Air Quality Action Days for ozone. The region’s air quality may become unhealthy for individuals who are sensitive to air pollutants and may be categorized as...
  • State to fight EPA's nonattainment designation in Lake, Porter Counties

    State to fight EPA's nonattainment designation in Lake, Porter Counties
    The state of Indiana is asking a federal appeals court to review the Environmental Protection Agency's findings in Lake and Porter Counties. The EPA recently declared both counties had exceeded required federal levels for ozone. The state argues the...