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2010-10-14 13:35:11

Atmospheric fine particles affect the Earth's radiation balance by interacting with solar radiation and by participating in cloud formation.

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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.

2010-09-13 06:00:00

GUELPH, ON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - BIOREM Inc.

2010-09-07 13:21:38

Children and teens with higher blood levels of chemicals used in the production of non-stick cookware and waterproof fabrics appear more likely to have elevated total and LDL cholesterol levels.

2010-08-31 15:44:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Wednesday, Sept.

2010-08-30 16:26:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Tuesday, Aug.

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2010-08-17 09:10:00

Another reason for including asthma on the list of potential health risks posed by secondhand tobacco smoke, especially for non-smokers, has been uncovered.

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2010-08-11 19:01:45

A thick blanket of yellow haze hovering over Houston as a result of chemical pollution produced by manufacturing petroleum products may be getting a little bit thinner, according to a new study.

2010-08-09 10:21:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc.

2010-07-08 05:22:00

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The BP oil spill is exposing thousands of gulf coast residents to foul odors and elevated levels of chemicals.


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