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EPA Proposes New Rules to Curb Ozone Levels

KQED Science | November 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

EPA Proposes New Rules to Curb Ozone Levels

The EPA says new rules to reduce emissions of smog-causing ozone will improve air quality and reduce pollution linked to asthma and other health problems. Critics say the reduction will cost jobs and hurt the manufacturing sector.

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Famous Sunset Paintings Reflect Key Air Pollution Events From the Past

KQED Science | June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Famous Sunset Paintings Reflect Key Air Pollution Events From the Past

Data about volcanic eruptions and industrial pollution are encoded in great works of art.

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Spare-the-Air Days: How They Make the Call

KQED Science | December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Spare-the-Air Days: How They Make the Call

Making the call a day ahead of time requires a blend of art and science -- and regulators aren't always right.

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Wildfires a Growing Air Quality Issue

KQED Science | August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wildfires a Growing Air Quality Issue

Major wildfires like California's Rim Fire, near Yosemite, are also long-distance air polluters.

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