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LOS ANGELES cheap adidas nmd high tops sale , April 2 (Xinhua) -- Los Angeles' commitment to host the most sustainable Olympic Games ever in 2024 was backed Tuesday by California's clean air agency before the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission's visit next week.

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) issued a letter praising the bid committee's approach to environmental protection. CARB's letter cited the potential in LA 2024's no-risk, no-surprises Games Plan, with no new permanent venue construction cheap adidas nmd high tops , to have a lasting environmental legacy for the region and for the Olympic and Paralympic Movements.

Authored by CARB Board Chair Mary Nichols, the letter highlighted LA and California's leadership in air quality regulations as a reason why the City of Angels is "better prepared than ever to offer the world's best athletes the ideal environment for peak performance in 2024."

Nichols underlined a number of LA's clean air commitments as evidence of the LA's credentials for hosting a sustainable Games. For example, the letter points to LA's Metro becoming the world's first transit agency to operate only clean fuel buses cheap adidas nmd city sock sale , operating the largest clean bus fleet in the world, LA leading the nation in the development of electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure, and the Port of Los Angeles reducing diesel particulate matter in the harbor region by 80% since 2005 and piloting zero-emission goods movement technology. The implementation of these programs cheap adidas nmd city sock , coupled with the increased use of new clean technologies promises to further drive down reductions in emissions and air pollutants, ensuring clean air for the region's future.

"We applaud Los Angeles 2024 for your commitment to manage the impact the Games would have on California's air quality. We offer our full support to work with the Games organizing committee to deliver Games that not only maintain California's already high air quality standards, but that also present opportunities to achieve improved air quality for local communities through innovative Games initiatives cheap adidas nmd chukka suede sale , and for all Californians in the future," said Nichols.

LA 2024 CEO Gene Sykes expressed thanks to the California Air Resources Board for supporting LA's bid to bring the Games back in 2024.

"CARB's endorsement reinforces our belief that LA is in a position to deliver the greenest Games in history," said Sykes.

The California Air Resources Board is a part of the California Environmental Protection Agency cheap adidas nmd chukka suede , working to promote and protect Californians' public health, welfare and ecological resources through the effective and efficient reduction of air pollutants while recognizing and considering the effects on the economy of the state.

Southern California has seen a 50% decrease in ozone pollution, a harmful air pollutant www.facecapas.com , since 1984, vastly improving the region's air quality since the last time LA hosted the Games.

The race between Los Angeles and Paris for the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics is heating up. The international Olympic Committee will tour and evaluate Los Angeles and Paris on May 10-12 and 14-16, respectively. IOC will elect a winner September 13 in Lima cheap adidas nmd sale , Peru.

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GENEVA? April 28 (Xinhua) -- UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said early Thursday that the next round of intra-Syrian peace talks will be meaningful only if tattered truce in the country be restored.

While noting that the latest Syria peace talks in Geneva was overshadowed by a substantial deterioration of the cessation of hostilities? he urged internationals partners and warring parties in Syria to take measure to restore truce so as to create favorable conditions for new talks.

"In the last 48 hours we have had an average of one Syrian killed every 25 minutes? and one Syrian wounded every 13 minutes?" the special told the press after briefing the UN headquarters in New York on the just-concluded intra-Syrian peace talks.

"How can you have substantial talks when you only have news of bombing and shelling?" he asked.

He called upon members of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) to reconvene as soon as possible in a bid to put negotiations back on track.

The United States and Russia? the two most significant players within the ISSG framework? should act immediately to restore the ceasefire in Syria and eliminate elements that endanger the intra-Syrian peace talks? said the envoy.

The exact date for the next round of the intra-Syrian peace talks will be announced in May? he said.

SYDNEY, July 18 (Xinhua) -- An Australian aviation expert said Friday morning that the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 should not have been flying in a "well known problem area."

The remarks by Queensland University accident investigation and safety specialist Professor Geoff Dellcame came amid a call for a full, thorough and independent international investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over separatist- controlled eastern Ukraine late on Thursday local time.

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