User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-Regional
Category: Air :: Air Pollution
Last updated: Mar 25 2015 15:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Justices to hear arguments over EPA mercury limits 25.3.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up a challenge by industry groups and Republican-led states that want to roll back Obama administration environmental rules aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants that contribute to respiratory illnesses, birth defects and developmental problems in
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Environmental issues top major legislative meeting in China 7.3.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
BEIJING (AP) — China's severe environmental problems and government pledges to fix them have dominated the start of the country's annual legislative meeting, as leaders try to ease public worries about air, water and soil contamination that threaten to derail the country's economic rise and cast doubts on the ruling Communist Party.
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Keeping the dust down in California’s Owens Valley 2.3.2015 Current Issue
A civil engineer battles Los Angeles over its air pollution legacy.
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Our View: Sweeping streets is more than cosmetic 1.3.2015 Steamboat Pilot
We can empathize with downtown residents who are losing sleep over the noise made by the city of Steamboat Springs’ pre-dawn street-sweeping operations this winter. However, we believe City Council’s plans to exempt street sweeping from the city noise ordinance, as it has already for emergency vehicles and snow plows, is a necessary step. At Issue The noise made by city street sweepers in the wee hours. Our View Sweeping city streets is essential to keeping Steamboat on the healthy side of air pollution regs. In fact, we are aware that city officials are obligated, under the terms of agreements with both the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and the federal Environmental Protection Agency, to sweep the streets once they have dried following snow events. That effort is made to reduce a kind of air pollution referred to as “PM-10.” The abbreviation refers to tiny particulates suspended in the air that measure 10-microns or less – roughly the diameter of a human hair. Routt County ...
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Grants to help area students study local air pollution 6.2.2015 Durango Herald
Two local groups will work with researchers over the next year to monitor pollution and spread awareness about new air-quality regulations.Their work will be made possible thanks to two $5,000 grants from the AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network based at the University of Colorado Boulder.Pagosa Springs High School...
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Region’s air may face new rules 29.1.2015 Durango Herald
Air pollution in the Four Corners could face a tougher standard under the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to strengthen national air quality.The EPA is proposing to reduce allowable ground-level ozone levels from 75 parts per billion per eight-hour period to 65 to 70 ppb.Since the current 75 ppb was set in 2008,...
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Guest Commentary: Fracking and traveling the high road of corporate responsibility 29.1.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
The practice of "fracking" of oil/gas wells will continue in Colorado despite reasonable concerns regarding the short- and long-term health of residents and the environment.
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Coughing neighbors make Bay Area rethink outdoor cooking 19.1.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The booming popularity of outdoor kitchens among homeowners in the San Francisco Bay Area has an increasing number of their neighbors coughing and hacking from the smoke, leading air-quality officials to consider tightening rules on wood-burning pizza ovens and smokers.
Air quality in Denver metro area tests good to moderate 12.1.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
On Sunday afternoon, the Denver and Boulder metro area tests showed good to moderate air quality, officials said.
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Sunstein: Backstory of new ozone rules 6.12.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed, after White House review, an ozone regulation very similar to one that President Barack Obama personally blocked some three years earlier.
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EPA proposes tougher ozone pollution limit 27.11.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
The EPA moved Wednesday to toughen the federal air pollution standard for smog-causing ozone — putting pressure on Colorado and other states that are failing to meet the current ...
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Rickshaw research reveals extreme Delhi pollution 26.11.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
NEW DELHI (AP) — The three-wheeled rickshaw lurched through New Delhi's commuter-clogged streets with an American scientist and several air pollution monitors in the back seat.
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AP sources: Gov't to set stricter smog standard 26.11.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — The stricter smog standard proposed by the Obama administration joins a string of historic — and controversial — moves by the administration to improve air quality.
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Latest: New air quality requirements for Utah oil & gas 20.11.2014 Current Issue
Operators must install low or no-bleed valves on tanks to curb venting into the air.
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Researchers assess emissions from Colorado oil and gas fields 16.11.2014 Denver Post: Business
The shale drilling boom that is sweeping across the country and unlocking vast oil and gas reserves also has unleashed a wave of air ...
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Emissions rules yield little benefit along Colorado's Front Range 13.11.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
Oil and gas operations continue to fuel Front Range air pollution, and rules clamping down on emissions have had little effect in the past three years, a new study says.
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Emissions rules yield little benefit 13.11.2014 Denver Post: Business
Oil and gas operations continue to fuel Front Range air pollution, and rules clamping down on emissions have had little effect in the past three years, a new study ...
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The Uintah Basin's tricky oil and gas ozone problem 4.11.2014 High Country News Most Recent
Can officials greenlight booming development and clean up the air at the same time?
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Dead babies near oil drilling sites raise questions for researchers 26.10.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
The smartphone-sized grave marker is nearly hidden in the grass at Rock Point Cemetery. The name printed on plastic-coated paper — Beau Murphy — has been worn away.
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Phoenix Sheraton guests wait to get belongings after smoke evacuation 26.10.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Elections
The source of the smoke and its location were being investigated, but officials suspected it was an electrical issue from the first floor or ...
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