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Air quality monitors installed across Wayne County: How to check your area

Detroit Free Press 23 May 2024
... County Air Quality Project which launched in August 2023 after Michigan skies filled with smoke from the Canadian wildfires, igniting conversations about air pollution and subsequent health risks.
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The NY Assembly might trigger massive gas bill hikes. They must change course

Poughkeepsie Journal 23 May 2024
Similarly, smaller dwellings suffer higher concentrations of indoor pollution from cooking with gas, which has been associated with myriad health risks, including childhood asthma ... carbon pollution.
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Researchers propose use of electrical blackouts to determine impact of artificial light on wildlife

Phys Dot Org 23 May 2024
The study reports a decrease by as much as 13% in night-time radiance in some South African cities during load-shedding periods, indicating a tangible impact on light pollution levels ... pollution.".
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Gas stoves may contribute to early deaths and childhood asthma, new Stanford study finds

The Los Angeles Times 22 May 2024
Gas stoves create pollution in our homes, increasing the risk of childhood asthma and other respiratory problems for our families,' said Jenn Engstrom, state director for California Public Interest Research Group.
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Half of mangrove ecosystems at risk: conservationists

Phys Dot Org 22 May 2024
Half of the world's mangrove ecosystems are at risk of collapse due to climate change, deforestation and pollution, according to a study published Wednesday ... According to the assessment, 20 percent were at severe risk of collapse.
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Academic calls for upgrade to sewage systems to protect health

Phys Dot Org 22 May 2024
The risk to public health from human feces in our rivers and seas will increase without action to create a wastewater system fit for the future, according to a Leeds academic ... Priorities for Mitigating Health Risks from Wastewater Pollution.
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Clean air rule could derail California’s freight train industry, lawmaker warns

Redlands Daily Facts 22 May 2024
A California regulation created to limit air pollution from freight trains risks 20,000 new jobs and would worsen greenhouse gas emissions rather than lower them, an Inland Empire congressmember said.
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‘Be part of the plan’ to end nature loss on Biodiversity Day

United Nations 22 May 2024
The diversity of animals, plants and microorganisms on ...
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US race-neutral lung assessments ‘to have profound effects’

Gulf-Times 22 May 2024
... poor nutrition, and other risk factors.New, race-neutral equations for determining lung function – taking into account height, age and gender but not race – aim to help correct such inequities.
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Study maps human uptake of microplastics across 109 countries

Phys Dot Org 22 May 2024
"The uptake of microplastics at the country level is a critical indicator of plastic pollution and public health risks," said Fengqi You, the Roxanne E.
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Climate damage and nature loss are unfairly distributed—and so are the solutions, says researcher

Phys Dot Org 22 May 2024
Absolutely ... We will have capped carbon emissions and pollution and companies will be held responsible for risks of wrongdoing throughout the production chain, such as human rights violations, land grabbing, environmental degradation and exploitation.
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Biden administration sends southern AZ mine $20M as congressman, residents raise concerns

Azcentral 22 May 2024
Residents also spoke out earlier this year against the mining company's application for a clean-air permit, stating concerns about pollution and lack of enforceability.
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Foliar Spray Market Size, Share, Growth Opportunities, Top Companies, Key Segments, and Forecast to 2028

GetNews 22 May 2024
"MarketsandMarkets™" ... They are also effective in controlling diseases, pests, and weeds ... 1 ... 2 ... 3 ... 4 ... Foliar sprays can be more targeted and efficient compared to traditional soil-applied fertilizers, reducing the risk of nutrient runoff and soil pollution.
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Study reveals potential air pollutants present in gyms

Xinhua 21 May 2024
The researcher believes that understanding the composition and concentration of pollutants in the gym environment is crucial for evaluating the potential health risks associated with physical exercise.
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