10 Oct '11, 9pm

The haze, the refinery blaze, & the WHO report on particulate matter in the air.... clearly Singapore cannot take...

Three recent events remind us in Singapore not to take clean air for granted. First, the haze from land and forest fires in Indonesia has returned. Second, a fire blazed at the Shell Bukom refinery for some 34 hours before being put out. Third, data released by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Sept 28 reveals that Singapore's air, while generally among the best in Asia, is failing in some measures, especially in the concentration of particulate matter in the air. There is no reason to panic. Singapore's air has remained healthy except for very short periods, when the haze tipped the recorded levels to moderate. Compared to almost every other major city in Asia, air pollution levels are low. This makes up part of the attraction and liveability of the city. Clean city air underpins so many things we take for granted like outdoor sports, walks in the park and open-air d...

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The risk we have to take!

The risk we have to take!

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grist.org 10 Oct '11, 2pm

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earthjustice.org 12 Oct '11, 9pm

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karencheng.com.au 16 Oct '11, 3pm

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Indoor air care solutions - Mother Nature Network

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jelas.info 08 Oct '11, 1am

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todayonline.com 09 Oct '11, 10pm

I REFER to the report "It's 'war on salt' as 8 in 10 Singaporeans eat more of it" (Oct 4), regarding how most people here ...

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cleantechnica.com 11 Oct '11, 7pm

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