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More than 44m Americans are living in areas with toxic levels of pollution linked to ...

The Daily Mail 25 Apr 2024
Air pollution causes tens of thousands of deaths every year and short-term exposure can cause respiratory issues like asthma, but long-term exposure could lead to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke or lung cancer.
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National study reports air pollution throughout New Mexico. How does your community rank?

Alamogordo Daily News 25 Apr 2024
In the northwest San Juan Basin, San Juan County also received and F with 15 high-ozone days, but did not measure for particle pollution, read the study.Why is New Mexico at a higher risk of air pollution than other states?.
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Richard Killmer: Biden Administration rule on cars will make people, earth healthier

Holland Sentinel 25 Apr 2024
This will be accomplished by setting new tailpipe pollution standards for the model years 2027-32 ... Exposure to air pollution can lead to health problems including increased risk of asthma attacks, strokes, heart attacks, cancer, and premature deaths.
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Three-quarters of Brits will avoid swimming in the sea this summer over sewage fears, poll finds

The Daily Mail 25 Apr 2024
Businesses are being severely affected - with some water sports companies regularly reporting days or even entire weekends of forced cancellations because of unsafe waters during or after pollution incidents.
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Nature degradation could cause 12% loss to UK GDP in coming years – analysis

AOL 25 Apr 2024
... risk, according to the report. This includes the agricultural sector, which faces risks associated with water, climate regulation, soil quality, and pollution which could impact food production.
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Advocates, local electeds oppose gas pipeline proposal that may increase emissions in Hunts Point

Bronx Times 25 Apr 2024
... people living near gas infrastructure are at risk of damage from potential explosions, plus increased risk of health problems caused by pollution, including respiratory illnesses and some cancers.
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4 tips for dealing with a ferocious allergy season

Vox 25 Apr 2024
Although the risk of developing allergies ... Exposure to industrial toxins and air pollution is thought to increase people’s risk of developing allergies and asthma, including the kinds related to pollen.
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The ULEZ effect: Diesel fuel sales fall twice as fast in London

The Daily Mail 25 Apr 2024
T&E says the decline in the sale of diesel fuel has had a marked impact on air pollution - which the government in 2022 called the 'largest environmental risk to public health' - and a positive impact on energy security.
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Tallahassee air quality among cleanest in country in 'State of the Air' report

Tallahassee Democrat 24 Apr 2024
Ozone and particle pollution can cause shortness of breath and coughing, an increased risk of respiratory infections, and can send people with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to the hospital, the ALA said.
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Nearly 2 in 5 Americans breathe unhealthy air. Why it’s getting worse.

The Spokesman-Review 24 Apr 2024
A rising number of Americans - nearly 2 in 5 - has been living with unhealthy levels of air pollution, while the United States experienced a record number of days between 2020 and 2022 with very unhealthy or hazardous air, according to a new report.
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Report: U.S. air pollution worst in 25 years as new environmental regulations finalized

Usatoday 24 Apr 2024
The pollutants increase the risk of cardiovascular issues such as heart failure and arrhythmia, as well as respiratory issues such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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Tampa air quality improved, still not great in 'State of the Air' report

Herald-Tribune Sarasota 24 Apr 2024
Ozone and particle pollution can cause shortness of breath and coughing, an increased risk of respiratory infections, and can send people with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to the hospital, the ALA said.
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Central Florida air among cleanest in U.S. in this year's 'State of the Air' report

News Journal - Daytona Beach 24 Apr 2024
Ozone and particle pollution can cause shortness of breath and coughing, an increased risk of respiratory infections, and can send people with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to the hospital, the ALA said.
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South Florida air quality is not great in new 'State of the Air' report, asthma, COPD sufferers take note

The Palm Beach Post 24 Apr 2024
Ozone and particle pollution can cause shortness of breath and coughing, an increased risk of respiratory infections, and can send people with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to the hospital, the ALA said.
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Worst U.S. cities for air pollution ranked by lung association

Sandhills Express 24 Apr 2024
Almost four out of every 10 people in the United States live in a place where air pollution is considered bad enough to put their health at risk, the American Lung Association warned in its latest released on Wednesday.

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