Clean Air

HomeAdvocacyClean Air ▶ New ATS & Marron Institute Report: Tighter Air Pollution Standards May Save Thousands of Lives
New ATS & Marron Institute Report: Tighter Air Pollution Standards May Save Thousands of Lives

Air Quality

 

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 dramatically reduce missed days of school and work, according to a new analysis conducted by the American Thoracic Society and the Marron Institute of Urban Management at New York University.

For more information, see our press release.

Last Reviewed: August 2016