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Night oxygen

OFTEN I AWAKE, usually temporarily, about 5 a.m. or so.

If I’m on my side, I turn to face up. If sufficiently awake, I take a deep breath. 195 more words

Fact

Europe Suffering from Harmful Air Pollution

Air pollution in Europe comes with a high price tag, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). While policies have improved air quality overall, air pollution is still the main environmental health hazard, resulting in high costs for health care systems, unhealthy workers and an estimated 400 000 premature deaths in Europe in 2011. 438 more words

Air Quality

Gender equality and environment laws on business lobby hit list

EXCLUSIVE: EU legislation to ensure gender equality on company boards, to extend maternity leave, and to reduce air pollution and landfill should be killed off, a leading business lobby organisation has told the European Commission. 1,394 more words

Journalism

Wearable clean air

Air pollution is not the first thing you experience here in the Netherlands. But there’s always issues about air pollution in other places worldwide, for example Beijing. 211 more words

Appearance

London must move faster on air pollution

Thanks to European judges, the UK government may be taking a closer interest in Boris Johnson’s strategy for cleaning London’s air. A case wonin the European Court of Justice (ECJ) by environmental group Client Earth has increased the legal pressure for Britain’s big cities to bring down the levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) spewed in them by diesel engines and inhaled in them by human beings. 726 more words

Air Quality

Elliott & Elliott Launches New PennEast Pipeline Documents Public Archive

Elliott & Elliott announces the launch of a new publicly-available Dropbox archive of documents relating to the proposed PennEast natural gas pipeline.  The archive, which will be continuously updated, includes documents from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) docket for the PennEast pipeline project (PF15-1), the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC), and other agencies and organizations.   92 more words

Environment

Tiller Fined For Frack Sand Air, Noise Violations

NORTH BRANCH, Minn. (AP) – A silica sand processing plant in eastern Minnesota has agreed to pay a fine for air quality and noise violations. 127 more words

News