Where to get free K-95 Masks in New York

Beginning Thursday, June 8th, at 8:00 am, each New Yorker will be able to receive two masks from the locations below.   NYPD All NYPD Precincts Find Your Precinct and Sector – NYPD   Bronx FDNY Division 6 – 720 … Read More

Air quality health advisory is in effect for New York

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos and State Department of Health (DOH) Commissioner Dr. James McDonald issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for the Long Island, New York City Metro, Eastern Lake Ontario, Central New … Read More

South Africa: Greenpeace calls Eskom’s pollution reduction measures ‘window dressing’

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Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – The non-governmental environmental organization Greenpeace has described as a mere window dressing the pollution reducing measures so far taken by the South African power utility Eskom. The organization said that following the launch of its campaign … Read More

UN World Health Organization says outdoor air pollution a leading cause of cancer

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Photo: Library of Congress CALL NUMBER LC-USW36-376 PANA New York, US– The specialized cancer agency of the UN World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Thursday that outdoor air pollution was a leading environmental cause of cancer deaths. WHO is a … Read More