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U.S. EPA removes requirement for curbing toxic air pollutants - Reuters India

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday reversed a Clinton administration-era policy that required major U.S. sources of hazardous air pollution like arsenic and lead to maintain pollution control technology throughout the lifetime of their opera…

air quality - Reuters
1:00pm PDT - October 1st, 2020

5 tips to improve air quality in your home

Whether it's pollution or wildfire smoke, here are 5 things you can do now to improve the air quality inside your home.

air quality - USA Today
12:00pm PDT - October 1st, 2020

Delhi loses cleaner lockdown air as farmers burn crop waste - Reuters India

India's longest spell of clean air on record came to an end in September when New Delhi, the world's most polluted capital city, recorded a significant deterioration in air quality, partly due to crop waste burning by farmers.

air quality - Reuters
3:27am PDT - September 30th, 2020

Forget rooftop pools and private yoga rooms — the most important new luxury home amenity is a state-of-the-art air filtration system

Summary List Placement Luxury air filtration systems have become the latest must-have amenity among the wealthy, according to the Los Angeles Times' Sam Dean. The surge of interest is especially apparent in California, as the state battles some of the most d…

air quality - Business Insider
2:36pm PDT - September 24th, 2020

Save 50% on an attractive, lightweight air purifier

TL;DR: Breathe easier with a Mister UV air purifier for $116.99, 50% off its original price of $236. Air purifiers are a popular item these days, particularly in the wake of the devastating fires on the West Coast, which impacted air quality severely. While …

air quality - Mashable
2:00am PDT - September 24th, 2020

Airline passengers want to see barriers to boost confidence - industry executives - Reuters UK

Airline passengers want visible plastic barriers in the cabin to reinstill confidence in flying during the pandemic, saying they do not all trust industry assurances about high air quality onboard, aviation industry executives said on Thursday.

air quality - Reuters
9:26pm PDT - September 23rd, 2020

Airline passengers want to see barriers to boost confidence: industry executives - Reuters

Airline passengers want visible plastic barriers in the cabin to reinstill confidence in flying during the pandemic, saying they do not all trust industry assurances about high air quality onboard, aviation industry executives said on Thursday.

air quality - Reuters
9:08pm PDT - September 23rd, 2020

Airline passengers want to see barriers to boost confidence - industry execs - Reuters India

Airline passengers want to see barriers to boost confidence - industry execs  Reuters India

air quality - Reuters
9:00pm PDT - September 23rd, 2020

Japanese startup Nature launches Remo 3, its home appliance smart remote, in the U.S. and Canada

Nature, a Japanese hardware startup that focuses on IoT home devices, announced the launch Remo 3, its home appliance smart remote, in the United States and Canada today. Priced at $129, the Bluetooth-enabled Remo 3 allows people to control multiple appliance…

air quality - TechCrunch
6:00am PDT - September 23rd, 2020

The 10 most environmentally friendly countries in the world, according to expats

Summary List Placement The massive wildfires tearing through the Pacific Northwest — and the resulting air pollution that is so thick it's spread across the entire US — is a climate change wakeup call for millions of Americans.  For some Californians, the wi…

air quality - Business Insider
12:00am PDT - September 23rd, 2020

We Tested Out Some Air Purifiers Perfect For When You're Basically Living in a Circle of Horrible Air Quality

If you're in California you know exactly what we're talking about.View Entire Post ›

air quality - Buzzfeed
11:23am PDT - September 22nd, 2020

How to tell if the air around us is safe to breathe

The West’s 2020 fire season has been absolutely brutal, with more than 7,600 blazes spreading the length of coast, killing 35 people and charring 3.1 million acres to date. Autumn winds arrived early this year, reducing humidity and desiccating undergrowth fr…

air quality - Engadget
8:30am PDT - September 22nd, 2020

How to watch Tesla’s double hitter shareholder meeting and battery day event

Tesla’s battery day is here after months of tweets and teasers from the company’s CEO Elon Musk. And while the battery day portion will certainly provide plenty of news and insights into Tesla, there is another company-related activity that promises the same.…

air quality - TechCrunch
7:57am PDT - September 22nd, 2020

'Like smoking multiple packs a day': Hazardous air quality worries West Coast parents

As fire season burns hotter and longer, which increasingly results in hazardous air blanketing the West Coast, what's the risk for young children?

air quality - USA Today
3:01am PDT - September 20th, 2020

Take an extra 20% off these air purifiers this weekend

Air purifiers can help remove pollutants and improve your home's air quality, making them a solid piece of home tech to invest in these days.  You can find 10 of them on sale for an extra 20% off through September 21 using the promo code VIPSALE20. Among the …

air quality - Mashable
2:00am PDT - September 19th, 2020

Column: Oil recovery waits for international flying to return - Kemp - Reuters India

Jet fuel consumption remains the hardest hit section of the global oil market as passengers avoid air travel as a result of the pandemic and government travel restrictions.

air quality - Reuters
6:57am PDT - September 18th, 2020

Wildfire smoke closes Yosemite, Kings Canyon national parks

Yosemite National Park will close Friday due to hazardous air quality and smoke caused by several massive blazes scorching California's Sierra Nevada.

air quality - USA Today
5:50pm PDT - September 17th, 2020

Crews battle U.S. West Coast fires amid 'apocalyptic' scenes of ruin - Reuters

With resources stretched to the limit, weary crews fought to make progress on Thursday against deadly wildfires sweeping the western United States, with a U.S. senator who toured hard-hit Oregon saying it looked like the aftermath of World War Two firebombing…

air quality - Reuters
7:42am PDT - September 17th, 2020

TechCrunch statement on sweep at our venue

There have been a couple of articles published in the last two days reporting on an impromptu sweep that took place outside of a venue we are using for our TechCrunch Disrupt event in San Francisco this week. We wanted to detail what we know about what happen…

air quality - TechCrunch
8:39pm PDT - September 16th, 2020

This air purifier captures even smaller particles than HEPA filters — and it's on sale

TL;DR: PhoneSoap launched an impressive new air purifier, AirSoap, and as of Sept. 16, it's 20% off with the promo code CLEANAIR. Sanitizing your electronics became huge this year thanks to the coronavirus. (Honestly, we probably should've been cleaning them…

air quality - Mashable
7:09am PDT - September 16th, 2020

Headaches and hospital visits as wildfire smoke blankets the U.S. West - Reuters Africa

The splitting headaches began when smoke from wildfires rolled in around Tim Hunt's suburban Seattle home. Next came a debilitating fatigue.

air quality - Reuters
3:24am PDT - September 16th, 2020

Wildfire smoke causes record pollution in Oregon, wafts as far as Washington, D.C. - Reuters India

Air quality in five major cities in Oregon was the worst on record as the state continues to be blanketed by thick smoke from wildfires ravaging nearly 5 million acres in the U.S. West, environmental officials in the heavily forested state said.

air quality - Reuters
7:43pm PDT - September 15th, 2020

Wildfire smoke causes record pollution in Oregon, wafts as far as Washington, D.C - Reuters Africa

Air quality in five major cities in Oregon was the worst on record as the state continues to be blanketed by thick smoke from wildfires ravaging nearly 5 million acres in the U.S. West, environmental officials in the heavily forested state said.

air quality - Reuters
3:03pm PDT - September 15th, 2020

The Apple Event, brought to you from a better world than this one

The Air Quality Index around Apple HQ in Cupertino, California was in the 120 range Tuesday morning — merely "unhealthy," according to my Apple Watch. This seemed a literal breath of fresh air after more than a week of steadily worsening breathability from wi…

air quality - Mashable
3:00pm PDT - September 15th, 2020

Forget blue light glasses. This iPad screen protector does the trick.

SAVE 23%: Protect your eyes from blue light with the Ocushield Anti-Blue Light iPad Screen Protector for $35.99. Whether it's for work or fun, it can be challenging to look away from our screens. We all know that too much screen time can have harmful effects…

air quality - Mashable
2:00am PDT - September 13th, 2020
Save the Date! The second Transportation, Air Quality and Health Symposium will be held May 18 - 20, 2020 in Riverside, California. More details to come, check https://t.co/SXk7wDmqFq for information and details! #CARTEEH #AirQuality #Transportation #Emissions #Health https://t.co/scN6GxSQTl

Save the Date! The second Transportation, Air Quality and Health Symposium will be held May 18 - 20, 2020 in Riverside, California. More details to come, check https://t.co/SXk7wDmqFq for information and details! #CARTEEH #AirQuality #Transportation #Emissions #Health https://t.co/scN6GxSQTl

CARTEEH (@CARTEEH_UTC)
5:41pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @StreetsblogDen: Today is an Ozone Action Alert day, with air quality expected to reach levels Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups. “Walk or…

Elizabeth Jones (@ICouldSewDoThat)
5:40pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @KishaniObey: “Oil companies will stop getting subsidized under my plan. The rest of us will see cheaper energy costs, better air qualit…

Maria C. Allison (@m10060268)
5:36pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

bloody hell! someone saying that 'Eastern option' preferable. All three are apalling. Eastern option will sever Metrobus and cycle routes, and make air quality even more illegal. We need to know what the other nine options are. https://t.co/ewniYTFVgc

Martin Rands (@martr101)
5:35pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @KishaniObey: “Oil companies will stop getting subsidized under my plan. The rest of us will see cheaper energy costs, better air qualit…

Caroline (@victorianerafan)
5:35pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @CFIDinfo: GCF projects @GCF_News will help to improve the quality of air. @DFID_UK contributes to #climateaction https://t.co/yhholJZ02H

Dina Black (@dinablack_)
5:35pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @alaska511: Wildfire on STERLING HIGHWAY from MILEPOST 45 to MILEPOST 71 Air quality poor, expect delays, emergency vehicles on road, t…

woody (@woodysalaskan)
5:34pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

why is the air quality so bad

fernando (@fernasty7)
5:33pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

GCF projects @GCF_News will help to improve the quality of air. @DFID_UK contributes to #climateaction https://t.co/yhholJZ02H

CFID (@CFIDinfo)
5:33pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @UBC_wmerida: On SEP 3, UBC will host Professor Pieternel Levelt to explore the role of atmospheric chemical composition in clean air an…

Mark Mac Lean (@marktmaclean)
5:32pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @UBC_wmerida: On SEP 3, UBC will host Professor Pieternel Levelt to explore the role of atmospheric chemical composition in clean air an…

James Olson (@JamesDeanAPSC)
5:32pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

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5:31pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

Wildfire on STERLING HIGHWAY from MILEPOST 45 to MILEPOST 71 Air quality poor, expect delays, emergency vehicles on road, travel is not advised. Comments: Highway is OPEN but Expect Delays - TRAVEL IS NOT ADVISED -status can change at any time-DRIVE WITH HEADLIGHT ON - NO S...

AK511 Peninsula (@AK511_Peninsula)
5:31pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

Wildfire on STERLING HIGHWAY from MILEPOST 45 to MILEPOST 71 Air quality poor, expect delays, emergency vehicles on road, travel is not advised. Comments: Highway is OPEN but Expect Delays - TRAVEL IS NOT ADVISED -status can change at any time-DRIVE WITH HEADLIGHT ON - NO S...

Alaska 511 (@alaska511)
5:31pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @DNCWarRoom: @LizRNC @realDonaldTrump "[T]he Trump administration’s environmental rollbacks could significantly increase greenhouse gas…

Piece D. Resistance (@coup_d_etat2020)
5:30pm PDT - August 26th, 2019
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Pete (@Sunleil)
5:30pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @KishaniObey: “Oil companies will stop getting subsidized under my plan. The rest of us will see cheaper energy costs, better air qualit…

Michael Cameron (@chr0n0kun)
5:28pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

Delta@ My ticket no 0063434528481 5. Next your partner airlines air Italy Same problem no food received Santiago to Rome ( 14 hour fight ) 6. Not good your food quality. Very bed quality food and not good service . 7. Also staff is not helpfule.

ROHIT KELLA (@rohitkella)
5:28pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @urbanxaccel: Colorado may be the 10th state to adopt California's #ZEV policy. This is one way states can take control of their air qua…

mig30m6 (@mig30m6)
5:27pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @david_bissember: I could not support a plan that will continue to negatively impact my constituents in South Troy. I disagreed with the…

Mark Dunlea (@dunleamark)
5:25pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

Mass shootings like every week, healthcare is trash, Atlanta has had about 3 EPA violations in the past two years, 5 counties received an F in air quality in 2018, and y'all have a power plant hurling methane in the air in Cobb County but this is what galvanizes y'all? Oh aight. https://t.co/k5uQ059g1l

Tan N B (@T_B_King)
5:23pm PDT - August 26th, 2019
Tomorrow's #Austin Air Quality forecast = CODE YELLOW - Moderate. Forecast via @TCEQ  https://t.co/ID70Chh2Wk   @cbsaustin #cbsaustinwx #atxwx https://t.co/MRIiR5hZQo

Tomorrow's #Austin Air Quality forecast = CODE YELLOW - Moderate. Forecast via @TCEQ https://t.co/ID70Chh2Wk @cbsaustin #cbsaustinwx #atxwx https://t.co/MRIiR5hZQo

Chikage Windler WX (@ChikageWeather)
5:23pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

Air quality escalated to SATISFACTORY for Devonport at 00:34: PM2.5=34 PM10=37 - Breathing discomfort to asthmatics, elderly and children #tasAQI #TasFires #smoke See: https://t.co/bwv8oxivUV

Incid Alert-West Tas (@IncidentAlertTW)
6:52am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Air quality escalated to SATISFACTORY for Smithton at 00:34: PM2.5=39 PM10=41 - Breathing discomfort to asthmatics, elderly and children #tasAQI #TasFires #smoke See: https://t.co/OzS7aU458i

Incid Alert-West Tas (@IncidentAlertTW)
6:52am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @velobetty: Have full-on bronchitis again. Never had respiratory issues before moving to London but now every year or so I get flu then…

Lloyd Edwards (@lledwardsan)
6:52am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @urbansciencesIN: Air inequality continues to exist in the country. While large parts of the country experiencing GOOD to SATISFACTORY #…

Harini Nagendra (@HariniNagendra)
6:50am PDT - August 26th, 2019
It is Monday in Houston!  Every Motorcycle Dealership in Houston is CLOSED, except Lucky Penny Cycles Houston!  Come and check out over 100 Quality Used Motorcycles in Houston's largest indoor, air conditioned, use motorcycle showroom. #LibertyEarned https://t.co/AfqKv1j2zE

It is Monday in Houston! Every Motorcycle Dealership in Houston is CLOSED, except Lucky Penny Cycles Houston! Come and check out over 100 Quality Used Motorcycles in Houston's largest indoor, air conditioned, use motorcycle showroom. #LibertyEarned https://t.co/AfqKv1j2zE

LPCNHouston (@HoustonLpcn)
6:50am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @MontyBoa99: @atrupar BREAKING: Trump insults the air and water quality of Nepal, Tibet, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Cret…

Bill Brooks (@BeantownBop)
6:50am PDT - August 26th, 2019
RT @mashable: These domes simulate the air quality of heavily polluted cities https://t.co/pW2SD82KZW

RT @mashable: These domes simulate the air quality of heavily polluted cities https://t.co/pW2SD82KZW

Rini F Simanjuntak (@rinifransiscas)
6:49am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @MontyBoa99: @atrupar BREAKING: Trump insults the air and water quality of Nepal, Tibet, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Cret…

Marie Proia#Resist (@marieproia)
6:48am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @urbanxaccel: Colorado may be the 10th state to adopt California's #ZEV policy. This is one way states can take control of their air qua…

Dalmau (@DalmauTheAlien)
6:48am PDT - August 26th, 2019
Designing buildings with good insulation and well-positioned windows can keep the hot air out, and the good air quality in. https://t.co/Rkmh6edvLY

Designing buildings with good insulation and well-positioned windows can keep the hot air out, and the good air quality in. https://t.co/Rkmh6edvLY

AirThinx (@airthinx)
6:48am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @MontyBoa99: @atrupar BREAKING: Trump insults the air and water quality of Nepal, Tibet, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Cret…

Mitzi Rothman (@MRothmanPetArt)
6:48am PDT - August 26th, 2019

That’s crazy, Donnie, because my town just had red zone ratings on our water report and spent half the summer in the orange level air quality. https://t.co/2EK76Mtop7

Ashley Schumacher (@Schumacher_The)
6:48am PDT - August 26th, 2019
RT @mashable: These domes simulate the air quality of heavily polluted cities https://t.co/pW2SD82KZW

RT @mashable: These domes simulate the air quality of heavily polluted cities https://t.co/pW2SD82KZW

Eternal Wind of the Night (@PantherGodBast)
6:46am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Air quality escalated to SATISFACTORY for Huonville at 00:20: PM2.5=34 PM10=36 - Breathing discomfort to asthmatics, elderly and children #tasAQI #TasFires #smoke See: https://t.co/xiYpOz1Xy0

Incid Alert- Sth Tas (@IncidentAlertTS)
6:46am PDT - August 26th, 2019

D.C. Circuit rejects industry challenge to @EPA’s 2015 primary National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ozone, remands secondary standard for failing to justify departure from science advisors' stronger recommendation: https://t.co/u9kRAXDpNz

Jill Grant Law (@jillgrantlaw)
6:46am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @TheEartheer: @ewarren @Hickenlooper John ChickenPooper is solely responsible for making air quality of Denver worse than Shanghai and B…

Noah Eternal Berner (@TheEartheer)
6:46am PDT - August 26th, 2019

#CA Great job to @MyGlendale @GlendaleFireCA & @LAFD for the rapid response to the Glenoaks Canyon #Fire. They are monitoring air quality for all schools. #FF @MyGlendale and @LAFD #hmrd #Wildfire https://t.co/xrLJdkhjq4

Humanity Road (@HumanityRoad)
6:45am PDT - August 26th, 2019