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1,300 premature deaths caused by poor air quality in 2020

The EPA issue their air quality report

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07.30 23 Nov 2021


1,300 premature deaths caused by poor air quality in 2020


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07.30 23 Nov 2021


There was a large decrease in air pollution from traffic in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions. That’s the positive finding of a new report from the Environmental Protection Agency. Poor air quality still caused 1,300 premature deaths in the same year however and to explain why was Patrick Kenny is Senior Manager at the EPA Ambiant Air Quality Unit.

 

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