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Gov’t to Cap Dust Emissions in 28 Cities and Counties

Gov’t to Cap Dust Emissions in 28 Cities and Counties

SEJONG, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Starting next year, the South Korean government will put a limit on how much dust can be generated per site in 28 cities and counties across the country.  The Ministry of Environment will add “total suspended particles” to the list of substances for which emissions are currently restricted. Total [...]

Study Says Prolonged Exposure to Fine Dust Raises Risk of Death

Study Says Prolonged Exposure to Fine Dust Raises Risk of Death

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Two consecutive days of exposure to fine dust can raise the risk of death by 0.5 percent, a joint study by researchers from South Korea, Japan and China said Tuesday. Published in Environment International, the study tracked the associations between mortality and extended exposure to microdust by analyzing data [...]