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Cabot Corporation, the second largest carbon black manufacturer in the U.S., has agreed to pay a $975,000 civil penalty and spend an estimated $84 million on technology to control air pollution at its three facilities in Franklin and Ville Platte, La.
New stoves use fans to improve combustion, or less-polluting fuels such as gas from crop waste or manure. "If we act fast and cut common pollutants like soot and methane we can slow the rate of warming...and if we did so we can save millions of lives,
Topics Trees burned by the Clover Fire are seen in Happy Valley, California, September 11, 2013. Massive clouds of smoke spewed from U.S. wildfires raging ever more intensely in recent summers send soot, carbon monoxide and other toxins far and wide,
Seven states are suing the Environmental Protection Agency over health-damaging air pollution from outdoor wood-fired boilers that have become popular for residential heating. The lawsuit filed Wednesday asks a federal court to order EPA to review
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday said the city's air quality has hit its highest levels in 50 years, a development officials say has led to fewer deaths and hospitalizations. New York has the cleanest air now of any major American city,''
National Politics Senators who vote against advancing the bill Wednesday, he said, are going to filibuster a bill that does exactly what they wanted it to do. The West has long suspected that Iran is seeking a nuclear weapon...Sen. Jim Inhofe is
State environmental regulators are blaming excessive soot in the Houston-area air on dust blown from the Sahara desert and smoke from crop-clearing burns in Mexico. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has told the U.S...The Houston
The soot particles in a large area around Zevenaar ended up after a fire in a plastic factory, are not dangerous. Reported that the municipality of Zevenaar Saturday after research by the National Institute for Public Health and Environment. In
ments Did soot cause climate change in the 19th century? New research suggests that soot lofted into the air during the Industrial Revolution settled on Alpine glaciers, causing them to melt. By Laura Poppick , LiveScience Staff Writer / September
New Jersey has at last limboed under the bar set by the federal government for acceptable levels of soot pollution. So says the federal government, which came out with the announcement this week. This accomplishment comes as no surprise to New Jersey,