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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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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.”...
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 -...
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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 -...
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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....
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About 50 speakers voiced their opinions on the fire ring controversy Friday afternoon at Huntington Beach's council chambers. South Coast Air Quality Management District board member and Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido sat next to Huntington Beach Mayor...
The Hartford CourantTwo coal-burning units at an eastern Pennsylvania power plant are shutting down as a result of a lawsuit filed by Connecticut and New Jersey to enforce the federal Clean Air Act. The owners of the plant — NRG Energy and GenOn, which combined last...
Don’t count on sulfur dioxide to bridle climate change. The ability of that pollutant to reflect the sun is not quite what it was assumed to be, according to new research. Sulfur dioxide -- a common pollutant from burning fossil fuels, contributes...
Summer is almost here, and with it likely some blistering hot days. A recent study suggests the elderly should beware when the temperature spikes, because they face an increased risk of winding up in the emergency room short of breath on those days. And...
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