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Special areas demarcated under MARPOL

MARPOL consists of 6 annexes to cover marine pollution by ships. Special areas under each annex demarcate specific sea areas in which, for technical reasons relating to their oceanographical and ecological condition and to their sea traffic, the adoption of special mandatory methods for the prevention of sea pollution is required. 215 more words

Regulations

Windsor to be affected as Dearborn energy plant asks to release more pollutants

An energy plant located in Dearborn, just a few kilometres from the Detroit River and Windsor, has applied to release thousands of tons more air pollutants annually. 791 more words

Local News

Bangkok choked with air pollution: deputy governor

Bangkok’s busy business areas are being choked with air pollution, with concentrations of particulate matter smaller than 2.5 microns (PM2.5) much higher than safe standards, Bangkok officials warned on Thursday.

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Air Quality

Pollution blankets Hong Kong on Wednesday, with air quality hitting very unhealthy levels in some parts

Pollution blankets Hong Kong on Wednesday, with air quality hitting very unhealthy levels in some parts
The environmental authority said an airstream was transporting pollutants to the territory, but rain and cloudier weather in the coming days might lower pollution levels.

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Air Quality

China builds world's largest air purifier to battle air pollution

China has been seeking ways to fight air pollution which has beleaguered its people for a long time. Chinese engineers finally sought a way out by building an air purification tower which is claimed to be the world’s biggest air freshener. 237 more words

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