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1,200 premature deaths caused by air pollution in Ireland 

Approximately 1,200 people die prematurely in Ireland every year as a result of air pollution. “In Ireland the premature deaths attributable to air pollution are estimated at 1,200 people,” states today’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s report. “The most common causes … Continue reading

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Pollutionwatch: Big ships, bigger stink

Nowadays, Christmas arrives by ship not sleigh. The labels of our new Christmas jumpers, novelty socks, toys and mobile phones reveal the global trade in manufactured goods and the huge distances they travel. Shipping is more energy efficient than road … Continue reading

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