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Air pollution increases the risk of dying from breast cancer by 80% and is as ...

The Daily Mail 27 Feb 2024
... to pollution ... 'At a time when we are seeing increasing numbers of women with breast cancer, particularly young women, people need to be aware that air pollution is a major risk factor for the disease.
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Researchers find association between air pollution and Alzheimer’s

Union Leader 27 Feb 2024
But the strongest association between pollution and Alzheimer’s was seen in those without that risk factor ... that reducing pollution is associated with lower risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.”.
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Electric vehicles could help prevent millions of illnesses in U.S. children

The Philadelphia Tribune 27 Feb 2024
“Air pollution and climate change are putting children at risk today,” said report author Will Barrett, the association’s senior director of advocacy for clean air.
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Plastic pellets blight Belgian town as EU weighs action

Citizen Tribune 27 Feb 2024
- 'Chronic pollution' - ... Nurdles can be ingested by aquatic life, creating a risk of invisible pollution that releases toxic chemicals right up the food chain, she says ... risk of also killing amphibians.
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American opinion: Your air quality may be more dangerous than your phone is telling you

Grand Forks Herald 27 Feb 2024
The administration whiffed on this one too, squandering the opportunity to update the nation’s air quality alert system to better reflect scientific reality and communicate clearly to the public about the health risks of air pollution.
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Editorial: Your air quality may be more dangerous than your phone is telling you. The ...

Daily Camera 27 Feb 2024
The administration whiffed on this one too, squandering the opportunity to update the nation’s air quality alert system to better reflect scientific reality and communicate clearly to the public about the health risks of air pollution.
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How vaping has an unhealthy impact on indoor air quality

RTE 27 Feb 2024
... particulate matter (PM) pollution ... Longer-term studies, in natural settings, are needed to further our understanding of the exposure risks from these pollutants and the resulting public health impact.
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Editorial: Biden doesn’t need to weaken EV rules to get reelected

The Los Angeles Times 27 Feb 2024
Transportation is the nation’s largest source of greenhouse gas emissions and these standards are among the most powerful tools the United States has to slash pollution fast enough to meet its climate change goals.
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Stranded ship hit by Houthis has 21,000 tonnes of dangerous fertiliser aboard

The National 27 Feb 2024
Alan Coleman, owner of Aalmar Surveys Group, which specialises in maritime services including ship inspection and has worked on salvage operations, said the vessel's fate could depend on its insurance and the risk appetite of salvagers.
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You may be breathing in more tiny nanoparticles from your gas stove than from car exhaust

Phys Dot Org 27 Feb 2024
A new Purdue University study has found that cooking on your gas stove can emit more nano-sized particles into the air than vehicles that run on gas or diesel, possibly increasing your risk of developing asthma or other respiratory illnesses.
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Need for greater waste tyre management in India

Gulf Today 27 Feb 2024
Piled tyres increase the risk of fires, generating smoke, oil and toxic contaminants polluting air, oil and water ... Burning tyres emit carcinogenic pollutants such as aromatic hydrocarbons, dioxins, furans, etc.
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Letters to the editor: Housing proposal has traffic issue; Long is a leader

VC Star 27 Feb 2024
Fire risks on the edge of open space in Ventura County exist ... County officials and departments about serious risks ... That would keep vehicle pollution lower and also help minimize wildfire safety risks.
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Oxfordshire housing development ‘should be blocked due to failing sewage system’

The Guardian 27 Feb 2024
... for six years, causing significant risk to the rivers and environment from pollution, the EA has said.
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Zerodha CEO Nithin Kamath suffers 'mild stroke': Understanding causes, recovery and prevention tips

Indian Express 27 Feb 2024
Since stroke is a preventable condition, Dr Sharma emphasised that four out of five strokes can be prevented by controlling risk factors ... Other significant risk factors include pollution, obstructive sleep apnea, and high cholesterol,' she added.
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DEQ decision on mine upheld

Billings Gazette 27 Feb 2024
The copper to be mined at Black Butte "presents inherent pollution risks" because it is a sulfide ore body with high levels of acids and toxic metals, the justices wrote.

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