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Air Pollution Could Cause Over 500,000 Premature Deaths in India

Air pollution could lead to 570,000 premature deaths in India, according to a new report. Furthermore, the researchers say, the problem likely costs the Indian economy hundreds of billions of dollars annually. Air pollution has been a public health concern in India for years, but in February, a report by Greenpeace said it surpassed China in the quantity of fine particulate matter in the air. It found there were 128 micrograms of fine particulate matter in New Delhi’s air. By...

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