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Air pollution related deaths in the US have declined by 30 PERCENT since 2005 saving 30,000 lives after factories reduced their emissions

A new study shows that air pollution related deaths in the contiguous United States declined by 30 percent between 2005 and 2018, saving an estimated 30,000 lives. The study, which was organized by a joint team from MIT and University of California at Davis, collected emissions data from several major industrial sectors for three years, 2005, 2011, and 2018. They then used a computer program to simulate how those various types of emissions would travel using wind pattern data and atmospheric readings from the respective periods.  Read more....



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