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It's no secret that the emissions leaving a car tailpipe or factory smokestack affect climate and air quality.
Scientists are reporting evidence that air pollution â€” a well-recognized problem at major airports â€” may pose an important but largely overlooked health concern for people living near smaller regional airports.
Infants who are exposed to higher levels of air pollution are at increased risk for bronchiolitis, according to a new study.
Tree leaves may be powerful tools for monitoring air quality and planning biking routes and walking paths, suggests a new study by scientists at Western Washington University in Bellingham.
A new mobile air research laboratory will help a team of researchers led by a Michigan State University professor better understand the damaging health effects of air pollution and why certain airborne particles - emitted from plants and vehicles - induce disease and illness.
Plumes of harmful air pollutants can be transported across oceans and continents -- from Asia to the United States and from the United States to Europe -- and have a negative impact on air quality far from their original sources.
Exposure to carbon monoxide, even at levels well below national limits, is associated with an increased risk of hospitalization for the elderly with heart problems, according to a study published today in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Air Quality Action Days Expected in Portions of Pennsylvania HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast air quality action days for Aug.
Residents, Businesses Urged to Reduce Air Pollution HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast air quality action days for Sunday, Aug.
Beijing is starting to see smog pollute the skies again, a year after staging a mostly pollution-free Olympics.
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