Copşa Mică‪ – One of the Most Polluted Cities in Europe‬

Copşa Mică‪ - One of the Most Polluted Cities in Europe‬

The Copşa Mică works were two factories in the Transylvanian town of Copşa Mică, Sibiu County, Romania. The two were the town’s principal employers, but combined, they made it among the most polluted places in Eastern Europe. Soot from Carbosin encased Copşa Mică in a black covering, while metals from Sometra suffused the air, water […]

Light-Pollution Abatement

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Cinzano Canada Image, showing Light Polluted Areas. White areas, are very heavily light polluted.   Black=”dark sky” and  White =”light polluted”. The goal of the RASC Light-Pollution Abatement (LPA) Program is to reduce the levels of light pollution in urban and rural areas by advising Federal, Provincial and Municipal governments and departments along with business and […]

Pollution News week ending December 8th 2013

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The pollution news items and blog posts that caught our eye this week. From treehugger.com: Trees are awesome: Study shows tree leaves can capture 50%+ of particulate pollution Breathing is no optional, so air pollution matters. Recent studies by the World Health Organization (WHO) have shown that air pollution kills more people than AIDS and […]