Pollution News week ending January 11th 2015

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The blog posts and news items we read from around our polluted world this week: From timesofindia.indiatimes.com: Govt misled court on Delhi’s pollution, say green activists The government’s submission before the Supreme Court on Wednesday that the major source of pollution in the capital was dust particles, and not vehicular emissions was dismissed on Thursday […]

Pollution News week ending August 31st 2014

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All of the blog posts and articles that caught our attention this week: From switchboard.nrdc.org: A Water Bond to Protect the Environment and the Economy Virtually all of California – 99.8 percent – is in severe drought. The toxic blue-green algae that shut down Toledo’s drinking water supply earlier this month is thriving in Stockton’s […]

Friends of the Earth: Inhale

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The image of the back of a car is printed on the lid, with the straw in place of the exhaust pipe. The lid is distributed and used by road-side food stalls. When consumers drink from this cup on the streets, it would be like they were inhaling toxic emissions directly from the vehicle. “Pollution […]