Latest News for: Pollution risk


Capital’s air quality continues to plummet without mitigation measures

Dawn 16 Jun 2024
According to the environmental monitoring team of the Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (Pak-EPA), air pollution poses serious health risks, including respiratory illnesses, cardiovascular diseases, and other chronic conditions.

PUC Pollution certificate centres in Delhi may close next month as petrol pump owners threaten shutdown

The Times of India 16 Jun 2024
... impact 80 lakh vehicles, risking increased pollution and fines for non-compliance.

Dozens of Sydney’s asbestos-contaminated sites not cleaned up six months after first discovery

The Observer 16 Jun 2024
Dozens of contaminated sites in Sydney are yet to be cleaned up six months after asbestos was first discovered in mulch at a public park, as the New South Wales treasurer urges the environment regulator to “throw the book” at polluters.

Citing infrastructure costs, Batesville School District turns down EV school bus grants available to four Arkansas districts

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 16 Jun 2024
"Today's announcement is good news for children in Arkansas, especially those in underserved areas who are often exposed to more air pollution and health risks such as asthma," Environmental ...

After earning 4 titles, Guinness World Records hands awards to builders of Egypt's New Delta Agricultural Wastewater Treatment Plant

Egypt Today 15 Jun 2024
CAIRO – 15 June 2024 ...  .   ...  .   ...  .   ... It will also contribute to reducing pollution in Lake Marriout and the Mediterranean coasts as well as the risk of land subsidence in Beheira governorate.  .   ...   ... .

Insurtech industry strategizes to address environmental challenges

The Manila Times 14 Jun 2024
Discussions delved into mitigating risks such as pollution vents affecting extensive properties, groundwater contamination and health hazards facing various worker demographics.

Why the company behind Jeep and Dodge will no longer offer chrome in new vehicles

Business Insider 14 Jun 2024
Stellantis plans to remove chrome plating from new vehicles citing health risks in the production process ... Chromium pollution also poses notable environmental concerns, potentially affecting soil, crops, and ecosystems upon contamination.

Development in Delaware will be reviewed for environmental justice impact under this bill

Delaware Online 14 Jun 2024
Communities along the corridor have been found to face higher cancer and health risks due to their proximity to polluting industries and chemical facilities ... for polluting and disruptive facilities.

Hochul urges air quality awareness

The Saratogian 13 Jun 2024
GoodAir quality is considered satisfactory and air pollution poses little or no risk ... However, for some pollutants, there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are usually sensitive to air pollution.

What does an Air Quality Alert mean? What to know about it and which was issued for the Nashville area

The Tennessean 13 Jun 2024
The weather conditions will allow pollutants to build up in the atmosphere and react with sunlight, leading to the creation of ground-level ozone, they said in a social media post ... There are five major air pollutants.

Rory McIlroy seen WITHOUT wedding ring again despite Erica Stoll divorce U-turn as he tees off ...

The Daily Mail 13 Jun 2024
'Despite its green image, the biofuels industry releases a surprising amount of hazardous air pollution that puts local communities at risk – and this problem is exacerbated by EPA’s lax regulation.'.

Mobile monitoring for an airborne carcinogen in Louisiana's 'Cancer Alley'

Science Daily 13 Jun 2024
Most of the region's air pollution-related health risks are attributed to ethylene oxide, a ...

Tougher regulation urged to tackle ‘toxic diet’ of chemicals UK consumers face

AOL 13 Jun 2024
Campaigners say ineffective regulation in the UK risks making chemical pollution “a hidden time bomb” for the environment and public health ... the pollutants, a report from WCL warned.

DEQ approves landfill for automobile recycling waste north of Billings

Billings Gazette 13 Jun 2024
DEQ signed off on the 320-acre project despite protests from surrounding landowners concerned about possible toxic runoff from debris, air pollution, fire risks, decreased home values and increased traffic ... .

Your Insurance Doesn’t Care About Toxic Forever Chemicals

Truth Dig 12 Jun 2024
Now, if forever chemicals were found in the local water supply and someone sued Mitchell’s nonprofit for exposure, the operation would be at risk of bankruptcy ... Dumping Risk ... It’s naive to say they’re not at risk.” Labeling PFAS A Pollutant.