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2011-02-14 14:38:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New studies by national experts in air quality monitoring and public health find that the impacts of two Chicago power plants on local air quality are a fraction of what has been claimed by those seeking to close them.

2011-02-06 08:37:39

With millions of people warding off winter's chill with blazing fireplaces and wood-burning stoves, scientists are raising red flags about the potential health effects of the smoke released from burning wood.

2011-01-24 08:50:42

The air we breathe can negatively affect our hearts.

2011-01-21 16:17:40

Using inexpensive air filters may help reduce cardiovascular disease risk that results from exposure to air pollution.

2010-12-30 11:06:00

#11 celebrates over 160,000 lives saved in 2010, thanks to the Clean Air Act 2010 marks 40th Anniversary of this landmark legislation WASHINGTON , Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association has released its list of eleven biggest 'clean air' events of 2010.

2010-12-07 10:41:00

Berks County Firm Receives $235,000 Clean Diesel Grant to Replace Four Coaches KUTZTOWN, Pa., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger and Steven G. Haddad, president of Carl R.

2010-12-01 13:17:02

By digitally photographing the tiny, hair-like blood vessels in the back of our eyes, researchers can now look directly at how small blood vessels like those that bring blood to the heart respond to air pollution.

2010-10-01 14:33:01

PM or particulate matter is a type of contaminant in the atmosphere, considered very harmful for health, ecosystems, climate change, conservation of materials and visibility.

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2010-09-23 13:45:58

In many developing countries, the absence of surface-based air pollution sensors makes it difficult, and in some cases impossible, to get even a rough estimate of the abundance of a subcategory of airborne particles that epidemiologists suspect contributes to millions of premature deaths each year.


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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