27 December 2018
Cairo, Egypt is one of the world's most polluted cities. I visited and found, even after a day, I could feel effects on my breathing, sleep, and skin.
Pollution levels in New Delhi have hit their worst this year in the past two days - earning a "severe" to "emergency" rating and indicating conditions that can spark a public health crisis.
In Africa's most populous country, dangerously high PM2.5 concentrations are inextricably linked with some of Nigeria's most intractable problems.
After NDTV's report on widespread pollution by graphite plant in Bengaluru's bustling Whitefield, the Supreme Court has decided to take up the case and issued a notice to Graphite India Limited.
Springfield, Massachusetts' asthma rate is more than double the national average, and in Holyoke, there are three times more people with asthma than the national average.
The new figure indicates that the port is closing in on its 2008 plan to reduce pollution impacts on nearby neighborhoods and diesel emissions by 85 percent by 2020.
PITTSBURGH—Dawn Winters never had trouble breathing before she moved to Pittsburgh's Bellevue neighborhood in 2014, but within a year her doctor diagnosed her with asthma and prescribed a daily medication to keep her airways open.
The brain-harming metal is discharged directly into the river and carried to it on air currents. Some argue authorities are doing too little to stop both routes of pollution.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.
"The scary part is that most people who fish are not aware of these advisories although there are notices with fish and wildlife agencies"