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Pollutions & Air & Water

Updated December 24th 2021

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City, companies to pay $2 million for Pilsen lead pollution cleanup - Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

The agreement came after federal and state officials accused the company of polluting the air with dangerous levels of the toxic metal. Lead is ...

Thousands of lives being saved as US moves to less-polluting vehicles - New Scientist

New Scientist

Almost 8000 fewer lives are being lost to air pollution from vehicle emissions in the US per year, thanks to cleaner engines that produce fewer ...

How Norilsk, in the Russian Arctic, became one of the most polluted places on Earth - NBC News

NBC News

Construction is now underway on a $4.1 billion project at Norilsk Nickel that the company has said will reduce sulfur dioxide air pollution 90 ...

Killer air | Inquirer Opinion

Inquirer Opinion - INQUIRER.net

A recent report corroborates what experts have been warning for decades: Air pollution is a silent killer, and the impact on the Philippines has ...

Five ways pollution could be affecting our health, according to experts - Daily Record

Daily Record

From skin conditions to respiratory disease, levels of pollution could be impacting our health a lot more than we think.

Air pollution can alter our brains in ways that increase mental illness risk | 90.5 WESA

90.5 WESA

Recent scientific discoveries found that exposure to air pollution causes changes in the brain that increase risk for mental illness.

'Shot of smoke for Delhi': Nasa photo shows how farm fires added to pollution | Latest News Delhi ...

Hindustan Times

Delhi's air quality continues to remain in the 'very poor' category for the sixth consecutive day on Friday, according to the System of Air ...

Electric cars are not a magic bullet for air pollution | Letters | The Guardian

The Guardian

The threat posed by air pollution cannot be overstated – the air we breathe can have a catastrophic effect on our health, right from the moment we are ...

Declare two-day lockdown if need be': SC to Centre on Delhi air pollution - Times of India

Times of India

India News: The Supreme Court of India on Saturday took a serious view of the severe pollution engulfing the NCR and Delhi and said if needed ...

Study says air pollution changes sperm count via brain inflammation - Open Access Government

Open Access Government

University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) researchers find that air pollution can decrease sperm count - via brain inflammation.

Pollution Facts & Types of Pollution | Live Science

Live Science

Pollution is the process of making land, water, air or other parts of the environment dirty and not safe or suitable to use.

Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants - ASPCA

ASPCA

Find out which plants are poisonous to dogs, cats and horses. Common toxic plants include sago palms, lilies, azaleas and ...

Teach for the Planet: Asia-Pacific educators campaign for climate change education for all

Education International

Educators and their unions from the Asia-Pacific region have urged governments to urgently prioritise the provision of quality climate change education.

India will ban single-use plastics next year to cut pollution — experts say that's not enough - CNBC

CNBC

In turn, they become a common source of air and water pollution, he told CNBC. Banning plastics is not enough. Countries, including India, are taking steps to ...

Oregon Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma in ... - EIN News

EIN News

... in assisting Navy Veterans with this rare cancer with an emphasis on making ... maritime workers, pulp and paper mill workers, plumbers, electricians, ...

Health experts urge nations to implement ambitious air pollution reduction policies

European Society of Cardiology

Professor Stephan Achenbach, President of the European Society of Cardiology said: “Air pollution is one of the most underestimated causes of heart disease ...

Bluefin tuna reveal global patterns of mercury pollution and bioavailability in the world's oceans

pnas.org

Our study shows that Hg accumulation rates (MARs) in BFT as a global pollution index can reveal global patterns of Hg pollution and bioavailability in the ...

New Thames tunnel will make London pollution worse, warn climate activists ... - The Guardian

The Guardian

Campaigners say Sadiq Khan's support for a four-lane road under the river is at odds with his environmental aims. Protesters in fancy dress stand ...

Serbian protesters demand more action to stop industrial pollution | Reuters

Reuters

About 2000 protesters marched through Belgrade on Saturday to urge Serbia's government to do more to prevent industrial pollution, ...

Air pollution may reduce life expectancy of 40% Indians by nine years, says EPIC study

Republic World

A study by a US research group revealed that increasing air pollution is likely to reduce the average lifespan of at least 40% of Indians by more .

Air pollution from coal-fired power plants kills thousands in EU - Al Jazeera

Aljazeera.com

Pollution from coal-fired power stations on the European Union's southeastern border are estimated to have caused thousands of deaths in the ...

Permian Basin ozone pollution from oil and gas could lead to lawsuit - Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad Current-Argus

... inaction on air pollution. "While the Environmental Protection Agency drags its feet, clean air and people continue to suffer," Nichols said.

Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges the Family of a Merchant Marine Sailor Who Now Has ...

Digital Journal

... mesothelioma and or lung cancer that was caused to exposure to asbestos. ... manufacturing/factory workers, pulp or paper mill workers, plumbers, ...

Congo says Angola tailings pollution kills 12, to seek compensation | Reuters

Reuters

Researchers at Kinshasha University last month pointed to "huge pollution" that affected some 2 million people, killed fish and caused diarrhoea among river ...

Air pollution could knock 9 years off the life of people in India, study says - CNN International

Long-term exposure to low levels of air pollution may be linked to higher mortality - News Medical

News-Medical.net

Air pollution concentrations have fallen substantially in Europe since the 1990s, but it is unclear whether there still is a link between pollution and ill ...

CNN International

"India's capital Delhi is also highly polluted," said the study. "Residents of Delhi could see up to 10 years added to their lives if pollution were reduced to ..