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As ‘diesel death zones’ spread, pollution regulators place new rules on warehouse industry

Southern California air quality officials have adopted first-of-their-kind rules on warehouse distribution centers in an effort to cut truck pollution,…

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Business

California agency approves warehouse rule for air quality

LOS ANGELES — Southern California air quality regulators on Friday approved a rule that would curb diesel emissions from thousands…

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Health

Systemic inequalities driving exposure to high indoor air pollution in London

Systemic inequalities mean that low-income households in London are more likely to be exposed to higher levels of indoor air…

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Business

US proposes ending rule that weakened wild bird protections

Longstanding protections for wild birds would be restored under a proposal to bring back prosecutions of bird deaths by industry…

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USA

Air quality officials target warehouses in bid to curb health-damaging truck pollution

Roxana Barrera realized air pollution was a problem in her San Bernardino neighborhood when her son Leo got really sick…

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Business

Researchers: Climate pledges see world closing on Paris goal

Scientists say recent pledges by the United States and others could help cap global warming at 2 degrees Celsius by…

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Health

Air pollution linked to high blood pressure in children; other studies address air quality and the heart

DALLAS, May 4, 2021 — A meta-analysis of 14 air pollution studies from around the world found that exposure to…

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Science

Biden admin’s first climate pollution rule takes aim at refrigerants

WASHINGTON – The Biden administration used its federal powers to limit emissions for the first time Monday, proposing a rule…

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Business

Brazil privatizes Rio de Janeiro’s water, sewage utility

Brazil’s government has privatized Rio de Janeiro’s water and sewage utility after years of broken promises to improve sewage treatment…

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UK

The cost of air pollution is captured in a child’s smile: it’s time for ‘Ella’s law’ | Jocelyn Cockburn and Guy Mitchell

The inquest last December into the death of nine-year-old Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah made waves around the world. The photograph of Ella,…

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