The dust has contributed to degraded air quality and lowered visibility in some areas.
Air pollution and heat exposure linked to negative outcomes as researchers discover 'pretty scary health burdens' of global heating.
A multi-state commission will ask the federal Environmental Protection Agency to help cut down on pollution that flows from Pennsylvania into Maryland.
The agency announced Monday that it had promulgated a rule to regulate emissions of ethylene oxide, which is used in the production of industrial chemicals.
Thailand began the year with a ban on single-use plastic, but COVID-19 and the resulting lockdown has led to a huge rise in the nation's plastic waste.
Nearly three years ago the province promised to rein in the air pollution from slash-pile burning by introducing a plan that has yet to materialize.
Air quality levels which had improved considerably over the last two months of lockdown and curfew to prevent the spread of Covid 19 have deteriorated after easing of restrictions by May 17 in Punjab.
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.