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2014-07-03 16:20:24

WASHINGTON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two NASA aircraft are participating in field campaigns beginning this month in Colorado that will probe the factors leading to unhealthy air

NASA Images Highlight US Air Quality Improvement
2014-06-27 03:22:56

Anyone living in a major US city for the past decade may have noticed a change in the air.

2014-05-27 08:23:09

New study by Syracuse and Harvard universities shows potential for reductions of more than 750 thousand tons of other harmful air pollutants across continental U.S.

2014-04-30 08:25:35

15th annual State of the Air 2014 report shows progress; challenges as millions live in areas with unhealthy air LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning,

2014-04-28 12:24:47

DEP Announces Start of 2014 Ozone Forecasting Season HARRISBURG, Pa., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today issued a proclamation recognizing April 28 through

WHO Pegs Air Pollution As Top Environmental Hazard, Resulting In Millions Of Deaths Annually
2014-03-25 10:34:57

According to new information released from the World Health Organization, air pollution is currently the No. 1 environmental hazard around the world – causing around 7 million deaths in 2012.

France Offers Free Public Transportation Due To Worst Air Pollution In Years
2014-03-15 07:18:59

With most of the country suffering from what is being called the worst air pollution since 2007, several cities in France are making buses, trains and other forms public transportation available free of charge this weekend.

2014-03-14 23:00:50

As the weather becomes warmer and the heat gets turned off, it is important that the air in your home is as clean as possible. WACO, Texas (PRWEB) March 14,

2014-01-22 12:17:12

Long term exposure to particulate matter in outdoor air is strongly linked to heart attacks and angina, and this association persists at levels of exposure below the current European limits.

2013-10-22 23:19:51

Air Scrubber Plus reduces up to 99 percent of surface microorganisms and airborne contaminants and allergens, all while cleaning the air and surfaces of the home.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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