Latest News about Air Pollution and Its Effects

When a breath is hard to catch.
Sunday August 30th 2015, 2:00 pm

Kaden Bush faces a long climb back. With his eighth birthday coming up, Kaden’s odds of making it back to good health are shrinking.

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What the climate movement can learn from the war on smoking.
Saturday August 29th 2015, 2:00 pm

If you want to understand how culture can change, head for where the smokers are — or, to be more precise, where they aren’t.

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Children exposed to toxic air likelier to have lower GPAs.
Saturday August 29th 2015, 2:00 pm

new study has revealed that children who are exposed to toxic air pollutants at home are likelier to have lower GPAs., A new study has revealed that children who are exposed to toxic air pollutants at home are likelier to have lower GPAs.

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Power plant coal pile to double in size.
Friday August 28th 2015, 2:00 pm

An expansion of the coal pile at We Energies’ Oak Creek power plant is moving forward with several added measures aimed at protecting residents in the area.

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Moderate Democrats are right to press for better California clean-energy plan.
Friday August 28th 2015, 2:00 pm

California’s Democratic Party leaders and environmentalists are putting a full-court press on skeptical holdouts in the Assembly to pass Senate Bill 350, which sets ambitious reductions in carbon emissions by 2020.

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Experts disagree about health benefits of EPA climate plan.
Friday August 28th 2015, 2:00 pm

Researchers and health advocates say the carbon plan could benefit residents’ health, but state officials counter that the plan is unnecessary and a potential waste of funds.

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Children in east China exposed to excess chemicals.
Friday August 28th 2015, 2:00 pm

Up to 1 in 3 prepubescent children in East China has been exposed to excessive amounts of a chemical widely used in plastic production that can lead to early puberty, according to research.

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University of North Carolina scientists trace autism ‘pathway’ from gene to brain.
Thursday August 27th 2015, 2:00 pm

There is much that scientists don’t know about autism.

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In smog rule fight, industry groups make their push in purple states.
Thursday August 27th 2015, 2:00 pm

A methodical ad campaign targets swing states on controversial ozone regulation.

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People are still living in FEMA’s toxic Katrina trailers — and they likely have no idea.
Thursday August 27th 2015, 2:00 pm

Our map shows the formaldehyde-laced trailers went on an odd journey, and our reporter explains why.

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Malaysia to discuss haze issue with Indonesia.
Thursday August 27th 2015, 2:00 pm

Malaysia’s Natural Resources and Environment Minister, Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar, is to meet his Indonesian counterpart to tackle the issue of transboundary haze.

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