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Smoke from wildfires in the West harms more people in the East, study finds
The research underlines the widespread harms caused by wildfires, which are made worse by human-caused climate change, despite their localized acute destruction.
Wildfire smoke contributes to more deaths in the Eastern US than the West, study shows
Smoke from wildfires impacts far more people east of the Rocky Mountains than in the West, where most large fires ignite, according to a recent study published in the journal GeoHealth.
Wildfire smoke harms more people in the Eastern U.S. than West, study shows
About 75 percent of smoke-related asthma cases and deaths occurred east of the Rocky Mountains in recent years.
Climate change is supercharging California heat waves, and the state isn’t ready
When a major heat wave hits Southern California, it begins with a jab — a ridge of high pressure builds over Nevada or Mexico and sweeps into the region, bringing scorching temperatures along ...
Map: Air pollution kills millions worldwide. In the western U.S., the air is only getting worse.
But an NBC News analysis of air pollution levels shows that air quality ... s Western region, California and Nevada averaged 11.7 micrograms last year. The agency’s region made up of Washington ...
Pittsburgh region saw about two months of unhealthy air days in 2020, study finds
The Pittsburgh metropolitan statistical area — which includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington and ... Around Pittsburgh, bad air quality has led to alarmingly high ...
EPA Releases Report Comparing Air Quality and Public Health Impacts from Prescribed Fire and Wildfire Smoke
WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ... released a report comparing the air quality and health impacts of smoke from prescribed fire, which is used as a land management tool, ...
Can Western states and the federal government get along? Spencer Cox hopes so
Utah emerged from the summer relatively unscathed from the fires compared to other Western states like California, Idaho, Washington ... point brought the worst air quality in the world to Salt ...
Dangerous Air: As California Burns, America Breathes Toxic Smoke
Dangerous air a K Q E D investigative ... are also breathing a lot more smoke from Western wildfires and impact felt from Los Angeles to Washington DC. That's according to an analysis of a decade ...
Opinion: The Bureau of Land Management belongs in Washington, D.C.
but also having a physical presence in Washington where decisions are made every day that affect western lands, air and water. We need that presence in our nation’s capital to coordinate with ...
Fires are lasting longer into the night, and researchers may have found out why
Firefighters in the western U.S. have noticed a disturbing ... Here's how those wildfires can diminish air quality. (Allie Caren/The Washington Post) “We’re interested in this variable vapor ...