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Coal Pollution Causes 70,000 Deaths a Year in India: IMF

IMF chief Christine Lagarde today said pollution from coal generation plants causes about 70,000 premature deaths every year in India. Without giving any further details about deaths due to pollution in India, Lagarde noted that environmental...
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Rules May Toughen If Pollution Worsens

Air pollution in the Dayton area is on the verge of violating federal air quality requirements, but new regulatory measures will make the air here easier to breathe and help the state comply, state and local regulatory officials said Tuesday. The...
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Meat-Eating Plants Getting “Full” On Pollution

Carnivorous plants in Sweden are so stuffed on nitrogen pollution that they’re able to eat fewer bugs-and that may not be a good thing for the plants, a new study says. Nitrogen is an essential nutrient for all plants. But, like other...
Rising Pollution

Rising Pollution Raises Concern Level In Capital

Islamabad: Rising environmental pollution in the federal capital is posing a grave threat to the health of its residents, besides impacting adjoining areas of the city. The residents have expressed their concern and asked the authorities concerned...
Smog

Smog Season Safety Matters

By Rebecca Watts Hull, Director, Mothers & Others for Clean Air and Irene Barton, Georgia PTA and East Cobb resident. When parents think about summertime in metro Atlanta, they probably picture relaxed evenings at the ball field, the laughter...
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Most Satisfied With Air, Water Quality

Washington (UPI): People living in Europe and Asia are most satisfied with their air and water quality, with Hong Kong the least, surveys of 140 countries indicated. The Gallup surveys found a median of 75 percent of adults from 140 countries...
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Pollution Facts: Potomac River Threatened By Pollution, Congress

A new report named the Potomac the nation’s most endangered river, saying it is threatened by nutrient and sediment pollution that lowers the quality of drinking water and kills marine life and will only get worse if Congress rolls back regulations...
Corporate Pollution

Corporate Pollution of the American Psyche

The big corporations are not just polluting our air, land, waterways and oceans” They are indoctrinating the populace with environmental and financial hubris. They pollute our human psyche. Part of the hubris is the idea their toxic dangerous...
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Elitism in American Energy Decisions

The rancorous debate over whether the State Department should approve the Keystone XL pipeline highlights the fact that, in some ways, the United States is a culturally elitist nation. It is a reminder that throughout the past decades, American...
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UK Air Pollution Causes Serious Health Concerns

13,000 premature deaths in the United Kingdom were caused by emissions from cars, planes, power plants, and trucks, according to a new study by MIT Researchers. The findings, published in this month’s issue of the journal Environmental Science...
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