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4 years 3 months ago

Smog linked to heart cell death

A new study finds smog may cause cell death in the heart. Air pollution has been linked to cardiovascular disease -- but it's hard to narrow down which chemicals are responsible. This study looked at ozone -- a gas that protects the earth from the sun's radiation and...

4 years 10 months ago

Stricter smog caps could snare Colorado counties

Two southwestern Colorado counties will violate federal air pollution standards if proposed stricter regulations are approved. La Plata and Montezuma counties could join nine along Colorado's more populous Front Range as being in violation of ozone levels. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed a maximum ozone level ranging...

4 years 10 months ago

EPA tightening smog rules

The Environmental Protection Agency is setting stricter health standards for smog. Hundreds more counties nationwide will likely be in violation. The EPA says it will cost tens of billions dollars annually to reduce pollution to meet the limits. Smog irritates the lungs, and can lead to asthma attacks and other...

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