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But in releasing a study last week on the effects of air pollution
from freeways, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine Professor W.
Beyond their cooling action, thick clouds of high-altitude pollution
tend to stifle precipitation.
As this is a pollution
incident, it is not covered by any general liability and or umbrella policy held by the new or prior owner.
held that a total pollution
exclusion in a general liability policy did not apply to welding fumes, even though the exclusion defined the term "pollutant" to include "fumes.
However, many of the examples provided in the book tend to reinforce the notion that it is in the developing world where the pollution
problem lies, and hence the solution, although the contribution to pollution
by developed societies and their higher level of consumerism and waste-generation is repeatedly discussed.
China's air pollution
travels as well: On some days, almost 25 percent of the smoke, soot, and other pollutants clotting the skies above Los Angeles can be traced to China, according to the U.
Not only is the tragic toll of fine particle pollution
well-documented, it's also no secret what the biggest stationary sources of the deadly emissions are: coal-fired power plants.
Fumes from factory smokestacks could not escape, and the haze of pollution
became so dense that visibility was limited and doctors advised the infirm to get out of the valley.
This rise of water pollution
united farmers, health officials, and reformers who all sought to control this pollution
, and they looked to the state for help.
In some areas, car and wood smoke pollution
can be of the same order of magnitude," he says.
The American Lung Association reports that children are 40 percent more likely to suffer asthma attacks on high pollution
days rather than days where pollution
is limited or meets acceptable pollution
Several communities, including Wenatchee, Washington, and Boise, Idaho, experienced smoke pollution
well over Air Quality Standards adopted by the Environmental Protection Agency to protect public health.
In 1990, Congress passed the Pollution
Prevention Act, which lays out a hierarchy of approaches for firms as they address pollution
Auditing your pollution
control system can help reduce cost and liability while meeting federal requirements.