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Half of US adults were exposed to harmful lead levels as kids, study finds

Researcher calls findings ‘infuriating’ as team finds significant impact on cognitive development Over 170 million Americans who were adults in 2015 were exposed to harmful levels of lead as children, a new study estimates. Researchers used blood-lead level, census and … Continue reading

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Air pollution ‘still harming Europeans’ health’

Air pollution is still continuing to damage European citizens’ health and the environment, latest figures show. The European Environment Agency (EEA) listed tiny airborne particles and ozone as posing a “significant threat”. However, the authors said nations had significantly cut … Continue reading

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The 9 Most Common Air Pollutants

If you live in an urban area, you have most likely experienced a smog filled day or an inversion. It’s not a surprise, due to the fact that much of the pollution is caused by vehicle emissions and industrial factory … Continue reading

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Welsh Government accused of ‘misleading’ public over air pollution

The Welsh Government has been accused of “misleading” the Welsh public on the extent of air pollution in Wales after figures appeared to contradict its claim the situation was improving. Environmental campaigners said that while the Welsh Government claimed air … Continue reading

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