User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-Regional
Category: Air :: Air Pollution
Last updated: May 09 2015 24:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Carroll: Playing Chicken Little on Denver's air quality 8.5.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
It was one of those statements that should prod anyone who has lived in metro Denver for a number of years to sit up and take notice: "Our air looks cleaner than in the 1970s. But we have higher ozone, and we have more and more particulates."
Report: Air quality suffers, drought blamed 1.5.2015 azcentral.com | news
The Valley again failed a report card measuring air quality, ranking Phoenix among the country's worst ...
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High pollution advisory issued for Friday 1.5.2015 azcentral.com | news
Valley residents asked to drive less and take other measures to reduce ozone ...
Report: Valley's air quality suffers, drought blamed 30.4.2015 azcentral.com | news
The Valley again failed a report card measuring air quality, ranking Phoenix among the country's worst ...
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Bad air: Denver, western cities rise up list of nation's most-polluted 30.4.2015 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver's air is deteriorating with increased ozone and soot, pushing the city from 26th to 13th among most-polluted cities in the nation, the American Lung Association said Wednesday ...
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Guest Commentary: Leave air quality debate open, inclusive 28.4.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Colorado is a nationally known leader when it comes to improving our air quality. Our state has a strong history of recognizing what's wrong and coming together to find ways to fix the problem.
Noble Energy will spend $73 million to settle state, federal pollution claim 22.4.2015 Denver Post: Business
Noble Energy, Colorado's second-largest oil and gas driller, has agreed to a nearly $73.5 million settlement with state and federal regulators over Front Range air-pollution ...
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Beijing govt says air had less pollution in 1st part of year 22.4.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing authorities say a key measure of air pollutants showed a 19 percent drop in the first three months of the year.
Change in the air 1.4.2015 Writers on the Range
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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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Historical photos from around the Valley 7.2.2015 azcentral.com | news
See our collection of historical photographs taken in communities around ...
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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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