Monday, June 18, 2018
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Closing of Oil and Coal Power Plants Linked to Drop in...

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) The shuttering of eight oil- and coal-fueled electric plants in California was associated with a sizeable decrease in preterm births...

Hamburg to Maintain Diesel Ban until Berlin Enforces Retrofits

By Jan Schwartz and Riham Alkousaa HAMBURG/BERLIN (Reuters) Hamburg will uphold a city-centre ban on older diesel cars until air quality improves or Chancellor Angela...

Pollution Turns India’s White Marble Taj Mahal Yellow and Green

By Sunil Kataria AGRA, India (Reuters) India's white marble Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green as the 17th century mausoleum weathers filthy air in...

Ash Cloud from Hawaii Volcano Sparks Red Alert for Aviation

By Terray Sylvester PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) Explosions intensified on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano on Tuesday, spewing ash and triggering a red alert for aircraft for the...

Air Pollution during Pregnancy Tied to High Blood Pressure in Kids

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Women who breathe polluted air during pregnancy may be more likely to have children who develop high blood pressure, a U.S....

Face Masks Available to Consumers May Be Ineffective against Air Pollution

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) Face masks available to consumers in China for protection against air pollution vary widely in their real-world performance, suggests a...
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