Latest News about Air Pollution and Its Effects

We will fight back in defense of our communities.
Friday March 24th 2017, 2:00 pm

In the face of Trump’s hateful and destructive policies, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are rising up. Our communities and our climate can afford nothing less.

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Watergrabbing.
Friday March 24th 2017, 2:00 pm

Historically the source of many conflicts, water grabbing is the control and theft of water resources by the powerful, often at the expense of local populations and ecosystems. It can result in dispossession, displacement and ecological destruction.

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Trump wants deep cuts in environmental monitoring.
Friday March 24th 2017, 2:00 pm

The administration’s proposed budget takes aim at ecosystem and climate tracking efforts across agencies.

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Pollution fears persist in Pascagoula neighborhood.
Friday March 24th 2017, 2:00 pm

Some of the people who live in the Cherokee Forest area of Pascagoula are living in fear. They’re not afraid of crime, but for their health.

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Pakistan must build more dams, grow forests to tackle climate change, says Met chief.
Friday March 24th 2017, 2:00 pm

Building more dams and enhancing the country’s forest cover are two vital steps Pakistan must immediately take to counter the growing threat of climate change.

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4 groups to sue ATI over Harrison air pollution issues.
Friday March 24th 2017, 2:00 pm

Four environmental groups announced Thursday they plan to sue Allegheny Technologies Inc. for air pollution coming from its steel mill in Harrison.

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What happened to our ‘green’ PM?
Friday March 24th 2017, 2:00 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just made life more expensive for dedicated users of public transit in Toronto in a move which, according to his own logic, flies in the face of fighting climate change.

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Superior concerns.
Friday March 24th 2017, 2:00 pm

Colossal cuts to Great Lakes protection in U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposed budget would send ripple effects north.

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Smog-hit Beijing plans ‘green necklace’ to block pollution.
Friday March 24th 2017, 2:00 pm

Beijing and the surrounding province of Hebei will plant trees, establish green belts and make use of rivers and wetlands to create a “green necklace” to protect China’s smog-hit capital from pollution, the Hebei government said on Thursday.

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Court tosses sweeping suit against FERC.
Friday March 24th 2017, 2:00 pm

A federal court yesterday rejected an ambitious lawsuit from environmentalists who say federal regulators are biased toward approving natural gas pipelines.

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California regulator to vote on United States’ strictest methane rule.
Friday March 24th 2017, 2:00 pm

California’s air pollution regulator is due to hold a vote on Thursday on methane emission regulations that it says would be the strictest in the United States in controlling the second-most prevalent greenhouse gas in the atmosphere.

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