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2015-05-13 12:24:10

Double-whammy health threat from unhealthy ozone smog and ragweed pollen puts 109 million Americans at risk, bolstering federal curbs on carbon pollution that worsens smog and causes climate change WASHINGTON,

2015-04-29 08:28:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 12-county area surrounding Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has once again landed on all three "Worst 25" lists in the American Lung Association's

2015-04-29 08:26:57

16th annual State of the Air 2015 report shows progress; challenges as millions live in areas with unhealthy air LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning, the American

2015-03-16 12:27:04

Eraldehyde® Removes Formaldehyde Emitted By New Flooring SARASOTA, Fla., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- "Eraldehyde(®)" -- Formaldehyde is a known human carcinogen that

2015-02-27 23:06:37

InventHelp, a leading invention submission firm, is working to submit the Smog Reducer & Enviro Cleaner to companies for their review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB)

2015-02-24 23:14:51

News that a vast yellow dust cloud shrouding the Korean capital Seoul has prompted health warnings to stay indoors has spurred air purification specialist Blueair to also warn that the impact

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2015-02-18 14:44:35

Breathalyzers are typically associated with blood-alcohol level and law enforcement, but a team of Chinese doctors created a breathalyzer with a more direct life-saving purpose: the early detection of lung cancer.

2015-01-22 12:21:20

CAMBRIDGE, England, January 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The oil price may stay low for many years due to oversupply.

2015-01-09 12:21:44

Participants Will Learn How to Achieve Virtually 100% Solvent Recovery Using Liquid Nitrogen LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Jan.

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2015-01-08 11:47:16

The white marble that has helped make India’s Taj Mahal such an iconic structure has been turning yellowish brown in recent years, and now researchers have discovered the cause – black carbon and brown carbon resulting from the burning of trash, fuels and other materials.


Latest Smog Reference Libraries

Acid Rain
2013-04-01 10:21:17

Acid rain is any form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that is possesses high levels of hydrogen ions. It can have harmful effects on aquatic animals, plants, and infrastructure. Acid rain is caused by emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, which react with the water molecules within the atmosphere to produce acids. Nitrogen oxides can be produced naturally by lightening strikes. Sulfur dioxide can be produced naturally by volcanic eruptions. The chemicals that are...

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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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2009-07-06 16:44:13

Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....

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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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