Teachers Sue Delta Over Jet Fuel Dump Above Schools

While watching their students on the playground at lunchtime Tuesday, several teachers from Park Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles felt drops after an airplane flew overhead. It took a few seconds for them and their students to register that the liquid was accompanied by an overwhelming odor of jet fuel.

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Italy’s Trash Problem a Burning Issue in the ‘Land of Fires’

The Romans called the green plains of Naples campania felix — the happy countryside. Today, though, it’s notoriously known as the Terra dei Fuochi — the Land of Fires — because of the noxious and criminal burning of trash and toxic waste that’s come to define this once-beautiful countryside of vineyards, orchards and gardens.

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EPA Audit: Monitoring of Hurricane Harvey Air Pollution Insufficient

Hurricane Harvey cost more than $125 billion in damages and filled more than 80,000 homes with at least 18 inches of water. But monitoring efforts failed to fully assess the effect of hundreds of tons of hazardous air pollutants industrial facilities released during the natural disaster, a federal watchdog reported Monday. 

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