Tag: air quality
Schools in Melaka to be closed if pollution level rises above 200, those in Pontian, Muar and Tangkak to remain closed until level drops.
But data from Asean meteorological centre contradicts the Indonesian claim, and shows prevailing winds blowing smoke haze towards the peninsula.
With 1,087 hot spots reported in Kalimantan, Deputy Chief Minister Douglas Uggah Embas says state government does not have the power to act.
Exam will go on as scheduled, says head of Sarawak disaster management committee.
State health director says residents should drink plenty of water, and wash their faces and other parts of the body that have been exposed to the haze.
'Unhealthy' readings at Samarahan and SK Kuala Baram 2, Sarawak, and Johan Setia, Selangor.
Air quality at another 67 areas reported to be at moderate levels Wednesday.
Smog from Indonesia drifts over western Peninsula and Sarawak, causing hazy skies.
This has been blamed on the forest fires in 6 Indonesian provinces.
As a loan of gas detecting equipment to schools in Pasir Gudang ends, an executive councillor hopes they will remain at 10 schools near the industrial area.
Lydia Ong of PTAS says there has been an increase in patients seeking treatment for respiratory illnesses while a five-year-old girl has been suffering from bronchitis since March.
Sahruddin Jamal rubbishes claims that victims have died from the Sungai Kim Kim chemical pollution.
New Delhi has long struggled to pull together the type of coordinated national approach that’s helped Beijing reduce pollution.
China is in the fifth year of a "war on pollution" designed to reverse damage caused by decades of untrammelled economic growth.
The proposal to build the six-lane Pan Island Link has raised concerns over its effectiveness, financial cost and adverse environmental impact.
Poland aims to have one million electric cars on its roads by 2025 and also intends to set up offshore wind farms.
China faces about 1.6 million premature deaths a year as a result of air pollution.
Activists put masks on statues in Paris and other French cities on Saturday to highlight what they say is France's failure to tackle air pollution.
By contrast, it took the US a dozen years and a severe recession to attain similar improvements in air quality after it enacted its 1970 Clean Air Act.
Both the government and the car industry fear outrage from the millions of diesel owners whose lives would be disrupted and whose vehicles would lose value.
Poland's coal industry has brought the country economic prosperity, but also severely damaged its air quality.
The three countries are among nine countries whose environment ministers have been summoned for exceeding emissions limits.
There is more smog over Hong Kong's skies now than there has been in a long time.
The Chinese government has criticized some cities in the north of China for their poor air quality.
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