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Pollution in China

Air Quality Awareness Week

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.02.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

It's hard to believe that the first federal air pollution legislation was the Air Pollution Act of 1955. Fifty-eight years later, the United States -- and the world -- are still struggling to come to terms with the importance of preserving the quality of the air we breathe.

China Acknowledges 'Cancer Villages' As Pollution Worsens And Disease Soars

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.06.2013 | World

As public discontent mounts in China over the country's worsening pollution problem and the government's lack of transparency about environmental conc...

China Olympics: Beijing Shuts Down For Cleanup

AP | STEPHEN WADE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BEIJING — Beijing's Olympic shutdown begins Sunday, a drastic plan to lift the Chinese capital's gray shroud of pollution just three weeks ahead...

Pollution In China: Is China's Industry Poisoning Its Children

Scientific America | Dan Fagin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ILL WIND: A young boy wears a mask against pollution in Linfen, China. Preliminary results from a study conducted in Tongliang, China, reveal that ch...

China Pollution: Beijing Bans 1 Million Cars For 2008 Olympics

Treehugger | Alex Pasternack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Despite ruling it out earlier, Beijing will ban one million vehicles from its streets for three months in an attempt to clear the air and roads ahea...