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Study: Coal power plant regulations neglect a crucial pollutant

November 5, 2018

Cleaning up or replacing coal-fired power plants that lack sulfur pollution controls could help Texans breathe cleaner, healthier…
Living in Areas with High Levels of Pollution Significantly Reduces Intelligence, Study Finds

August 28, 2018

Over and above the well-documented effects on general health, high levels of pollution may also lead to significant…
Environmental regulations drove steep declines in U.S. factory pollution

August 13, 2018

The federal Clean Air Act and associated environmental regulations have driven steep declines in air pollution emissions over…
Sulfur dioxide emissions from U.S. power plants have fallen faster than coal generation

February 5, 2017

Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions produced in the generation of electricity at power plants in the United States declined…
NASA Satellite Finds Unreported Sources of Toxic Air Pollution

June 2, 2016

Using a new satellite-based method, scientists at NASA, Environment and Climate Change Canada, and two universities have located…
Small volcanic eruptions could be slowing global warming

November 19, 2014

Small volcanic eruptions might eject more of an atmosphere-cooling gas into Earth’s upper atmosphere than previously thought, potentially…
Conifer scent influences climate

January 10, 2014

Conifers emit volatile hydrocarbons, primarily terpenes, which we experience as the characteristic smell of the woods. In a…
NASA satellite sees increase of India’s sulfur dioxide emissions

December 30, 2013

These maps show average sulfur dioxide levels measured by the Aura satellite for the periods 2005 (top) and…
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