News tagged with particle pollution

Pinpointing air pollution's effects on the heart

Scientists are untangling how the tiniest pollution particles – which we take in with every breath we breathe – affect our health, making people more vulnerable to cardiovascular and respiratory problems. While ...

dateMar 09, 2011 in Health
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Aerosol particles at global view

Of all the pollution that fills our lungs on any given day, the most dangerous is the small stuff. Aerosol particle pollution—airborne solid particles and liquid droplets--comes in a range of sizes. Particles ...

dateNov 10, 2010 in Environment
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EPA requires cleanup of mercury from cement plants

The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday announced the nation's first limits on mercury emissions from cement plants. The decision also will require reductions of other harmful pollutants from cement plants, including ...

dateAug 10, 2010 in Environment
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