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Union of Concerned Scientists Releases Fact Sheet on Inequitable Exposure to Air Pollution from Vehicles in California

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has released a fact sheet, Inequitable Exposure to Air Pollution from Vehicles in California, which helps to demonstrate the strong need for programs California has developed to reduce vehicular pollution. The analysis highlights 1) the production of unhealthy air by cars, trucks, and buses, and 2) who bears the […]

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Researchers Examine Effects of Airport-Associated Ultrafine Particles on Lung Function

A September 2018 article in Environment International investigated the health impacts of airport-related ultrafine particle exposure, particularly around the Los Angeles International Airport. Researchers had a cohort of 22 non-smoking adults with mild to moderate asthma undergo mild walking activity on two occasions inside and outside of high ultrafine particle zones. After analyzing the results, […]

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