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    Deadly Storms Keep Pummeling California

    Deadly Storms Keep Pummeling California

    The sixth atmospheric river, of an expected nine, slammed California with even more destruction, and the worst is yet to come. The strongest storm yet — of the barrage responsible for the deaths of at least 14 people, including a 5-year-old swept away by floodwaters in Paso Robles on Monday — also forced the evacuation […]

    EPA Proposes Stronger Regulation of Soot Pollution

    EPA Proposes Stronger Regulation of Soot Pollution

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Friday a proposed reduction of the allowable annual exposure to industrial soot pollution, and will solicit public comment before making a final decision this year. EPA’s proposal would lower the annual PM2.5 limit from an average of 12 µg/m3 (set in 2012) to somewhere between 9 and 10 […]

    Gas Stoves Linked to 12.7% of U.S. Childhood Asthma Cases

    Gas Stoves Linked to 12.7% of U.S. Childhood Asthma Cases

    Gas stoves are responsible for more than one out of every eight cases of childhood asthma in the U.S., according to new research. The findings, published just before Christmas in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, come as the Biden administration considers taking action to safeguard the public from the health dangers […]