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Ohio lags in 2010 America’s Health Rankings
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Ohio lags in 2010 America’s Health Rankings

MINNETONKA, MN — The 2010 edition of America’s Health Rankings is out with sobering news for Ohioans. Ohio ranked 47th — 4th worst – in “fine particle” pollution, the most dangerous kind of soot. The only states worse off are California, Indiana, and Pennsylvania. In cancer deaths per capita, Ohio […]

Cleveland Hazecam
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Cleveland Hazecam

CLEVELAND — “Haze is a reduction in visibility caused by air pollution. Cleveland Hazecam is dedicated to increasing public awareness of air pollution, its causes and health effects, and what we can do to reduce it. Our hazecam generates a live image of Cleveland’s skyline every 15 minutes.” — clevelandhazecam.net Check out […]

New map offers a global view of health-sapping air pollution
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New map offers a global view of health-sapping air pollution

WASHINGTON, DC — “In many developing countries, the absence of surface-based air pollution sensors makes it difficult, and in some cases impossible, to get even a rough estimate of the abundance of a subcategory of airborne particles that epidemiologists suspect contributes to millions of premature deaths each year. The problematic […]

Ohio ranked 2nd in health effects from coal-fired power plants
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Ohio ranked 2nd in health effects from coal-fired power plants

CHESHIRE — “According to a new study by The Clean Air Task Force, Columbus ranks 13th in the nation for health risks from power plant pollution. The report claims Ohio is the second worst state in the nation for deaths from coal-fired power plants. The Clean Air Task Force estimates […]

Awards go to short videos about pollution in neighborhoods around Chrysler Behr in Dayton, Georgia Pacific in Columbus, and in Clyde
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Awards go to short videos about pollution in neighborhoods around Chrysler Behr in Dayton, Georgia Pacific in Columbus, and in Clyde

COLUMBUS – Short videos about pollution in neighborhoods around Chrysler Behr in Dayton, Georgia Pacific in Columbus, and in Clyde, Ohio, won top honors at the Environmental Justice Short Video Contest Awards Ceremony on March 4 at the Vern Riffe Center in Columbus. The contest gave participants – primarily university […]