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Triple digit temperatures had people finding any way they could to stay cool. Still, the health of some people was affected by the heat. Fire departments throughout the area were sent on sporadic heat-related medical calls. Neither Memorial Hospital nor...
The heat created conditions for an Ozone Action Day Thursday and another one Friday. Our Fact Finder team looked into how often those are called, and when. Here's what we found: Counting tomorrow, we will have had five Ozone Action Days this year. That'...
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Friday has been declared another "Air Quality Action Day" for the Indiana counties of Elkhart, LaPorte and St. Joseph;Michigan counties of Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties are also included. Those with respiratory diseases should stay indoors as...
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The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is forecasting high ozone levels today in the following metropolitan areas: - South Bend-Elkhart - St. Joseph and Elkhart counties Michigan City-LaPorte - LaPorte County - Northwest Indiana -...
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is forecasting high ozone levels Wednesday in the following metropolitan areas: - South Bend-Elkhart — Elkhart and St. Joseph counties - Michigan City-LaPorte — LaPorte County -...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterNEW CARLISLE - The Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s Office of Air Quality is basing an air permit being sought to operate a new vehicle and metal scrap shredding facility in New Carlisle on “six criteria pollutants.”...
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A five-year, $8-million research project at Michigan State University is looking at the health effects of air pollution. Lead investigator Jack Harkema is a professor at the university's College of Veterinary Medicine....
MICHIGAN CITY — A Michigan City woman is recovering from second-degree burns suffered when she lit a cigarette allegedly while sniffing aerosol vapors. The 20-year-old was taken by helicopter to a burn unit in Fort Wayne after the 3 p.m....
Tags: Environmental Pollution, Vehicles, Michigan
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsAn Ozone Alert has been issued for Wichita and the surrounding communities beginning Friday, June 14. The atmospheric conditions are just right for high-ozone levels. - City of Wichita Air Quality Website Residents and area businesses are asked to...
Gov. Martin O'Malley has interceded with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of Carnival Cruise Lines after the company threatened to pull its business from Baltimore over a pending air-quality regulation that would require large, ocean-...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people with existing heart problems, exposure to high levels of air pollution can trigger the irregular heartbeats that may lead to a stroke or heart attack, according to a new study. Past research has linked air pollution...
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