Study: Northern Luzon rural folk breathing dirty air from China

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 23:23:09 +0000

Study: Northern Luzon rural folk breathing dirty air from China

MANILA, Philippines — Seasonal winds are blowing polluted air from China to the Philippines, and this could affect the health of rural communities at the northwestern tip of the country even though they are quite distant from industrial activities, according to a Filipino scientist.

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Clean Air Act 20 years later: Edsa still ‘worst place to be’

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Sat, 29 Jun 2019 21:12:41 +0000

Clean Air Act 20 years later: Edsa still ‘worst place to be’

Nineteen years ago, the then fledgling traffic aide Dennis Marcos directed far fewer vehicles through the Ortigas intersection.

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Air pollution kills 100,000 Indian kids every year, study finds

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 11:46:01 +0000

Air pollution kills 100,000 Indian kids every year, study finds

The noxious air hanging over India’s towns and cities kills more than 100,000 children under five every year, a study published Wednesday for World Environment Day found. 

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Utility Group Under Congressional Investigation Will Disband

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 17:47:07 +0000

A utility industry coalition that has often challenged stricter air pollution and climate rules for power generation said it will dissolve. The Utility Air Regulatory Group (UARG), which has been under investigation from the House Energy and Commerce Committee due to its relationship with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) top air policy official and his […]

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Worsening air pollution reducing lifespans in Indonesia

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:09:49 +0000

Worsening air pollution reducing lifespans in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s air quality has deteriorated from among the cleanest in the world to one of the most polluted over the past two decades, shaving five years from life expectancy in some regions, researchers say.

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11 PH cities in cleanest air list ‘no cause for celebration’ – Greenpeace

Credit to Author: cmolina| Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2019 09:13:38 +0000

Statue of young Jose Rizal in Calamba house

That fact that 11 cities in the Philippines made it to a list of 15 top Southeast Asian cities with the cleanest air should be “no cause for celebration,” according to environmental watchdog Greenpeace Philippines.

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