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I Can't Breathe

Every year we get weeks, and sometimes months, of poor air quality due to forest fires. This is known as the ‘haze’ and causes chaos on both the roads and everyday life as people struggle to carry out any outdoor activities when it is at its worst. 304 more words

Expat

Fracking: New aerial research to track pollutants above western fossil fuel development zones

Sensitive instruments to track methane, VOCs and other airborne toxins from New Mexico to North Dakota

Staff Report

FRISCO — A recent study of satellite data showing… 523 more words

Environment

Gathering Dust

Poltavchenko: I have set the task of gathering all the dust
March 28, 2015
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Governor Georgy Poltavchenko has set city maintenance services the task of “gathering all the dust.” He stated this in an interview on Saint Petersburg TV. 91 more words

Politics

Silicon Valley REALTORS® oppose wood-burning fireplace ban proposal

The Silicon Valley Association of REALTORS® (SILVAR), a professional trade organization representing over 4,500 REALTORS® and Affiliate members engaged in the real estate business on the Peninsula and in the South Bay, has come out in opposition to a Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) proposal that would mandate the replacement of all uncertified wood-burning devices with gas-fueled, electric or Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certified heating devices that meet or exceed NSPS Subpart AAA, upon the sale or transfer of residential or commercial property. 368 more words

Silicon Valley

Environment: EPA reports steady gains in auto fuel efficiency

Overall average fleet efficiency at 24.1 miles per gallon

Staff Report

FRISCO — Automakers are stepping up the pace on reducing emissions, according to the EPA, which this week released… 406 more words

Environment

Respro® Masks FAQ: Are the filters interchangeable?

ARE THE FILTERS INTERCHANGEABLE?

The filters in City™, Sportsta™, Techno™, Cinqro™ and Respro® Allergy™ masks are interchangeable provided they are the same size. i.e. large City™ filter will fit in a large Cinqro™ mask. 30 more words

Air Quality

UK faces European court over coal plant emissions

Brussels will haul the UK into court for breaching emissions limits of the toxic pollutant nitrogen dioxide (NOx) at its coal-fired Aberthaw power plant in Wales, the bloc announced on Thursday. 637 more words

Air Quality