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Reduced Air Pollution in Mideast Tied to Strife, Economic Decline

A new study shows air pollution has declined throughout the Middle East since 2010. Researchers say that reflects problems on the ground.  Researchers couldn't explain the lowered pollution rates just on new air quality control regulations put in place by some Middle Eastern States. So they looked at the amount of political strife and economic decline in the region.  They found a match between troubles on the ground after 2010, and lower air pollution throughout the...

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