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UK failed to meet NO2 limits for 2013, latest figures show

UK’ Government’s submission to European Commission shows that only five out of 43 zones met limits set for last year

Only five of the UK’s 43 air quality zones were compliant with EU annual mean limits for nitrogen dioxide in 2013, according to the UK government’s… 492 more words

Air Quality

Coal-Fired Electricity Significantly Increases Health Care Costs

Dr. Alan Lockwood, a leading U.S. expert on the health effects of air pollution from coal, says Alberta would save millions of dollars in annual health care costs by phasing out coal-fired power plants ( 227 more words

Health Impacts

Decoding the Air Quality Health Index

Many check it after they look at the weather forecast. Others only check it after the first few coughs register or the telltale smog cloud looms large overhead. 236 more words

Air Pollution

Environmentalists: Air pollution can be curbed if Israel implements more efficient transportation

Transitioning to a more efficient transportation structure could save Israelis billions of shekels and prevent enormous amounts of pollution annually, the founders of an air pollution monitoring app have concluded. 735 more words

Air Quality

‘Reverse graffiti’ highlights traffic pollution in cities

It may come as a surprise to Londoners to learn that not all walls are actually black.Air pollution is the problem that a “reverse graffiti” artist is seeking to highlight in a new London mural, created by washing away the dirt ingrained in the city’s walls. 185 more words

Air Quality

The Kentucky Division of Air Quality’s 2014 Annual Report

The Kentucky Division for Air Quality (DAQ) is pleased to announce the release of the 2014 annual report, which details the division’s mission, function, and commitment to protecting human health and the environment. 321 more words

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