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2011-03-08 04:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association today released Toxic Air: The Case for Cleaning Up Coal-fired Power Plants, a new report that documents the range of hazardous air pollutants emitted from power plants and the urgent need to clean them up to protect public health.

2011-02-08 08:39:00

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Coates International, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: COTE) - Coates International, Ltd. is known for its innovative green technology.It is a fact that all Coates technology, designs, and products are based on green technology.

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2011-02-07 09:05:00

Illicit drugs, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, highway chemicals and other substances have polluted the large aquifer beneath the "Riviera Maya" in Mexico.

2011-01-31 09:15:00

No Emission Levels Found that would constitute a Concern to the Health of Residents HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan.

2011-01-25 13:11:22

Certain types of pollution monitoring may soon become considerably easier.

2010-12-14 11:16:00

PINEDALE, Wyo., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this week, the Sublette Board of County Commissioners will distribute an air quality guide via mail to all residents in Sublette County.

2010-11-01 15:20:00

Agency Continues to Monitor Air Quality in Other PA Regions HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov.

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2010-05-18 11:25:00

A team of researchers from IMDEA, the Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies, and the University of Almeria has confirmed the presence of 88 pollutants in river waters in the region of Madrid.

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2010-04-21 17:05:00

The greenhouse gas delivered by Iceland's erupting volcano does not compare to that spewed by Europe's grounded aircraft.

2010-04-13 16:35:00

people living in the communities of Fort McMurray, Fort Mckay and Fort Chipewyan should feel confident that the air they are breathing is safe.


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2009-07-06 17:01:44

Arctic haze is a phenomenon that occurs in the atmosphere at high latitudes in the Arctic due to air pollution. What distinguishes Arctic haze from haze found elsewhere, is the ability of its chemical ingredients to endure in the atmosphere for a longer period of time compared to other pollutants. Due to limited snowfall, rain, or turbulent air to displace pollutants from the polar air in the spring, Arctic haze can continue for more than a month in the northern atmosphere. Arctic haze was...

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.