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Pollution Increases Heart Attack Risk
2011-09-21 11:19:03

   According to a study published in the British Medical Journal, high levels of pollution could increase the risk of having a heart attack for up to six hours after exposure. U.K. researchers reviewed 79,288 heart attack cases from 2003 to 2006 and exposure to pollution levels by the hour. Krishnan Bhaskaran, an epidemiologist from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and colleagues used the U.K. National Air Quality Archive to investigate the levels of...

Obama Asks EPA To Withdraw Clean Air Regulations
2011-09-04 05:17:22

  In what the Associated Press is calling a "dramatic reversal," President Obama requested that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shelve new air-quality regulations, citing concerns that they could stifle job growth in the energy industry. "The surprise move--coming on the same day as a dismal unemployment report--reflected the energy industry's importance as a rare bright spot in adding U.S. jobs. The tighter standards for smog-forming ozone could have forced states and...

2011-08-20 00:00:32

The regulation, known as Utility MACT, is expected to cost an estimated $10.9 billion annually for the industry to comply. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 Trinity Consultants, an environmental consulting firm that specializes in industrial air quality issues, will present a webinar on September 14, 2011, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. CDT, that describes the regulatory requirements in the recently proposed National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for the Electric Utility...

2011-08-11 10:42:00

Aims to Emphasize Health Benefits of Clean Air, Engage Wide Group of Advocates for Public Health WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Care Without Harm has announced a new initiative to help support the Clean Air Act. Called the "Clean Air Promise," the campaign will target the health care community, legislators and policy makers, community and business leaders, and individuals, asking them to make a Promise to protect America's children and families from air...

2011-08-11 09:00:00

Analysis shows suburbs, rural areas, even national parks suffer from dangerous "bad air" days this summer WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most of the nation - from seaside suburbs to our national parks - has experienced health-threatening "bad air" days this year due to smog pollution, according to a new analysis of government air pollution data by the Natural Resources Defense Council. Led by California, about 250 communities and parks in nearly 40 states have...


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Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology
2012-05-16 12:05:09

The Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology is a scientific journal published monthly by the American Meteorological Society. It was formerly titled the “Journal of Applied Meteorology.” This journal covers applied research related to physical meteorology, weather modification, satellite meteorology, radar meteorology, boundary layer processes, air pollution meteorology (including dispersion and chemical processes), agricultural and forest meteorology, and applied meteorological...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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