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Thousands of lives could be saved in California by stricter air pollution limits, study finds

Published: 
Mon, 08/15/2016 (All day)

More than 2,000 Southern Californians die early each year from polluted air, and the region would benefit the most of anywhere in the country from reducing ozone and fine particle pollution below current federal limits, a new study has found.

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SoCal hit with worst smog in years as hot, stagnant weather brings surge in hospital visits

Published: 
Mon, 08/15/2016 (All day)

Southern California is experiencing its worst smog in years this summer as heat and stagnant weather increase the number of bad air days and drive up ozone pollution to levels not seen since 2009.

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Air Pollution Kills 7 Million People Every Year, World Health Organization Report Finds

Published: 
Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:48pm
Category: 
Chemicals

Air pollution kills about 7 million people worldwide every year, with more than half of the fatalities due to fumes from indoor stoves, according to a new report from the World Health Organization published Tuesday.