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Fast-Tracking Elimination of Production of Remaining Ozone-Depleting Substances Could Speed Up Ozone Layer Recovery by 11 Years
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The recovery of the ozone layer - the shield that protects life on Earth from harmful levels of ultraviolet rays - would come sooner if we were to fast-track the elimination of the production of the ozone-depleting substance (ODS) hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and manage other ODSs that remain in equipment, building walls and chemical stockpiles, according to the full release of a report by ...

Land, water rights needed for Nevada nuclear dump
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The federal Energy Department will need to acquire water and land rights before it gets approval to entomb the nation's most radioactive waste beneath a mountain in the Nevada desert, according to a report released Thursday by an the agency being asked to license the project. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission report said most administrative and program elements of the Yucca Mountain ...

Greater efforts to reduce ammonia emissions needed to meet air pollution targets
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Levels of particulate matter (PM) in the atmosphere are linked to ammonia emissions. However, reducing ammonia emissions only as far as targets set out by the Gothenburg Protocol will not necessarily ensure compliance with EU PM limits, according to a new study. Greater reductions in ammonia emissions would reduce the number of days when PM limit values are exceeded, the researchers found. In ...

Our LOAC Monitors highest peak of particulate pollution in Paris
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Through a partnership with the City of Paris, Airparif, CNRS, GENERALI and AEROPHILE, the balloon Generali located in the Parc André Citroën in Paris, one of the eight sites operated by the AEROPHILE group since 1999 has permitted a major scientific discovery for the health of the Parisians. Flying up to 300 meters high, in addition to the passengers flight, the balloon Generali ...

United States must grasp opportunity to build sustainable energy system
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The United States is in a strong position to deliver a reliable, affordable and environmentally sustainable energy system, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today as it released a review of U.S. energy policy. To do so, however, the country must establish a more stable and co-ordinated strategic approach for the energy sector than has been the case in the past. The IEA report ...

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