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Environment Canada cuts threaten science, international agreements | Penn State Live

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Recent cuts to the scientific workforce of Environment Canada, a government agency responsible for meteorological services and environmental research, threaten scientific research related to the ozone layer in the upper atmosphere and pollution in the lower atmosphere, according to environmental scientists in the U.S. These reductions in personnel and projected budget cuts also threaten existing international ...

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Groups Sue Obama Administration for Scrapping Stronger Ozone Standards | Earthjustice via Common Dreams

Thousands of lives left at risk, groups say Public health and conservation groups today filed a lawsuit against the Obama Administration for rejecting stronger ozone standards that scientists say are needed to save lives and prevent thousands of hospital visits. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the stronger standards almost two years ago, but President Obama directed the EPA ...

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