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Apocalyptic scenes of air pollution in Macedonia

Boston based Undark magazine published a dramatic report on the air pollution in Macedonia, describing how the use of rubber tires, plastics and waste wood for heating is emitting PM2.5 particles in the air. One of the most shocking images...
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Environmental group blames Kavadarci mayor Jancev of deliberately spraying water on air pollution measuring station to rig its results

An environmentalist group from Kavadarci blamed mayor Mitko Jancev of deliberately ordering the spraying of the local station used to measure air pollution with water so that it will read out lower concentrations of PM10 cancer causing particles. Jancev...
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Air pollution kills 1.000 Macedonians each year

An estimated 1.000 Macedonian citizens die each year due to the extremely high level of winter time air pollution. This estimate was made according to data provided by the European Environmental Agency, said the leading opposition VMRO-DPMNE...
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To reduce pollution exposure, stay indoors

After Skopje’s air pollution reached very unhealthy levels, as shown by latest readings exceeding 200 on the Air Quality Index (AQI) scale over two subsequent days, the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning issued a health advisory...
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UNEP: Skopje is the most polluted capital city in Europe

Skopje, a city of more than half a million people, has been listed by the World Health Organization (WHO) amongst the cities in Europe with the highest concentration of harmful fine particulate matter (PM) 2.5 in the air, writes UNEP (UN’s...
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Skopje Mayor plays phone games during crisis meeting on air pollution

While the public is still commenting on the dismissive way in which Environment Protection Minister Sadula Duraku refused to answer questions about record air pollution levels in Macedonia, now Skopje Mayor Petre Silegov was caught on camera...
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EEA: Macedonia tops European pollution poll

Macedonia has been ranked Europe’s most polluted country with pollution spiking ten times over recommended levels, according to the European Environment Agency (EEA), Euronews reports. “Heavy traffic and the use of heating stoves...
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Air pollution reduces global life expectancy by nearly two years, and Skopje is the sixth most polluted city in the world

Fossil fuel-driven particulate air pollution cuts global average life expectancy by 1.8 years per person, according to a new pollution index and accompanying report produced by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago. The Air...
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Zaev intends to ban use of wood, oil and coal for heating in a matter of years

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev announced that the Government may ban use of wood, oil and coal for heating individual homes in the coming years, in order to combat the chronic problem of air pollution in Macedonia. Zaev said that it is urgently...
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Streets across Skopje sprayed with calcium magnesium acetate to reduce pollution

City of Skopje teams continued to spray calcium magnesium acetate (CMA) on the streets in the most polluted parts of the city on Sunday evening, in a new plan to reduce air pollution. The chemical is expected to stick to some of the air polluting...