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The U.S. Cities With the Most Deaths From Air Pollution

Decreasing levels of air pollution in the U.S. have led to fewer deaths and illnesses, according to a new report out this week. But there are pockets of the country, namely Los Angeles, where air pollution kills thousands of people, … Continue reading

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Tighter air pollution standards may save thousands of lives, greatly improve public health: New report includes online tool with searchable information on health risks

Reducing outdoor concentrations of two air pollutants, ozone (O3) and fine particulate matter (PM2.5), to levels below those set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would likely save thousands of lives each year, result in far fewer serious illnesses and … Continue reading

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Utah’s air quality Thursday among worst in nation, EPA map shows

Parts of Utah currently have some of the worst air quality in the country, and a health alert remains in effect for the week. A current map from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency shows red, or “unhealthy” air over Salt … Continue reading

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