15 Aug '11, 3pm

NRDC: It’s Not Just the Heat, It’s the Smog Pollution: Most of the nation – from seaside suburbs to our national...

NRDC: It’s Not Just the Heat, It’s the Smog Pollution: Most of the nation – from seaside suburbs to our national...

RELATED ARTICLES EPA postpones smog rule again December 9, 2010 07:24 AM States sue EPA over ozone pollution standards May 28, 2008 02:21 PM Toughened ozone rule falls short of recommendation March 13, 2008 12:55 AM Critics Question EPA's Tighter Ozone Limits June 22, 2007 12:00 AM WASHINGTON (August 11, 2011) — Most of the nation — from seaside suburbs to our national parks - has experienced health-threatening "bad air" days this year due to smog pollution, according to a new analysis of government air pollution data by the Natural Resources Defense Council. ADVERTISEMENT Led by California, about 250 communities and parks in nearly 40 states have experienced one or more "code orange" dangerous air days this year, making it unsafe for children, older adults and people with breathing problems to go outside. In all, more than 2,000 "code orange" air quality alerts occurred n...

Full article: http://www.enn.com/climate/article/43086

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Record heat causes nation’s water pipes to ‘burst like geysers’

Record heat causes nation’s water pipes to ‘bur...

grist.org 16 Aug '11, 7pm

A burst water pipe. Photo: starr61 Cross-posted from Climate Progress . This year's record heat has spawned cow-killing al...

The importance of regional planning that matter...

switchboard.nrdc.org 14 Aug '11, 3am

The Places to Grow land use plan for the region of Ontario around Toronto and Hamilton (image above) is one of the best I ...

Communities At Risk from Gas Industry Air Pollu...

desmogblog.com 10 Aug '11, 7pm

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is busy trying to figure out why communities near gas production faciliti...

Air support: Join the fight for stronger air pollution safeguards

Air support: Join the fight for stronger air po...

grist.org 12 Aug '11, 5pm

Co-written by Sierra Club Conservation Director Sarah Hodgdon. Shortness of breath. Wheezing. Tightening of the chest. Cou...

PACE: Not Dead, Just Sleeping

PACE: Not Dead, Just Sleeping

renewableenergyworld.com 16 Aug '11, 7pm

Following Berkeley’s success, 27 states passed PACE-enabling legislation, clearing the way for local governments to create...