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NASA measures aerosols from western fires

As Americans observed Independence Day, wildfires continued to burn across the western United States, including wildfires in Colorado and the Fontenelle Fire in Wyoming. Wildfire smoke affected large parts ...

dateJul 09, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Beijing air pollution 'hazardous': US embassy

Air pollution in Beijing reached "hazardous" levels on Monday, the US embassy said, as thick smog blanketed the city for the third day running, forcing the closure of highways and cancellation of flights.

dateOct 31, 2011 in Environment
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