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Earlier this month, the San Lorenzo Valley Water District, which serves areas affected by the CZA Lightning Complex Fire, reported levels of benzene—a known carcinogen—exceeding state health standards.California wildfires may give way to massive mudslides|Ula Chrobak|September 17, 2020|Popular Science
In the worst-case emissions scenario, that number could almost double in some regions, exceeding 15 days each fall.Suppressing fires has failed. Here’s what California needs to do instead.|James Temple|September 17, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Nearly nine in every 10 exceeded the recommended two-hour daily limit on non-school screen time.Healthy screen time is one challenge of distance learning|Kathryn Hulick|September 11, 2020|Science News For Students
The honorees on Fortune’s 2020 40 Under 40 certainly know how to get things done, so we asked them to tell us more about how they set and exceed their ambitious goals.17 extremely useful productivity tips from this year’s 40 Under 40|Maria Aspan|September 6, 2020|Fortune
US government debt as a ratio of GDP is poised to exceed 100% for the full fiscal year, making it the first time that’s happened since 1946, according to projections from the Center for Management and Budget.Three charts that show the US economy is going extreme|Dan Kopf|September 3, 2020|Quartz
Gender roles exceed the biological circumstances of childbirth and they are, perhaps, much less likely to change.
A season of Game of Thrones tells its story over ten hours, and only a video game adaptation could match or exceed that.‘Game of Thrones’ Interactive FanFiction: Whoops, My Friend Was Speared in the Throat|Alec Kubas-Meyer|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Six months out of the year, the temperatures exceed 100 degrees.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some rights groups suspect the numbers exceed 200,000 prisoners, including women and children.Escaping Assad’s Rape Prisons: A Survivor Tells Her Story|Jamie Dettmer|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, it is troubling to see highly shared medical campaigns whose shares far exceed donations.Only in the Age of Crowdfunding: $40K Potato Salad|April Siese|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
But, he finally secured the address of a company who would manufacture a book to exceed 300 pages for fifty cents per book.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
In the great majority of cases megaloblasts exceed normoblasts in number.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
The expense of altering the engine, and forking the water to bottom, and proving the mine, will not exceed 1000l.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
It should not exceed the ounce of tincture: about two drachms may be added after using it for paper.