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Wildfire smoke may have contributed to thousands of extra COVID-19 cases and deaths in western U.S. in 2020 — ScienceDaily

Thousands of COVID-19 cases and deaths in California, Oregon, and Washington between March and December 2020 may be attributable to increases in fine particulate air pollution (PM2.5) from wildfire smoke, according to a new study co-authored by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study is the first to quantify the degree […]

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Reflecting on TWA Flight 800, 25 years later

Reflecting on TWA Flight 800, 25 years later – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Saturday marks the 25th anniversary of the TWA flight 800 crash, one of the deadliest aircraft disasters in American history. Family members of victims and aviation experts reflect on the tragedy and lessons learned. Errol Barnett has more. Be the first to […]

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California Solar Panel Mandate for New Buildings Advances

LOS ANGELES — California regulators voted Wednesday to require builders to include solar power and battery storage in many new commercial structures as well as high-rise residential projects. It is the latest initiative in the state’s vigorous efforts to hasten a transition from fossil fuels to alternative energy sources. The five-member California Energy Commission approved […]

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