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Vog in Hawaii has returned

Kilauea Volcano is again erupting on Hawaii Island, with a lava lake formed in Halemaumau Crater. Officials say that the lava is likely to remain contained within the crater. As new images and video of the spectacular event at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, something else is spreading from the volcano: vog in Hawaii has returned. […]

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Volcanic “vog”: it’s baa-ack!

It’s not fog. It’s not smog. It’s “vog,” and it’s back. Technically, vog is the airborne emission of sulfur dioxides from Kilauea Volcano’s Vent on the Big Island. Not technically, it can be a pain for people with respiratory conditions. As the volcano has been erupting for decades, vog conditions are not unusual in Hawaii, […]

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