I think this study is a wonderful tool to illustrate the tangible benefits of clean air rules often decried as too costly by opponents……what exactly is the worth of five additional months of your life to spend with your children and grandchildren?
Jan. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Cleaner air
added about five months to life expectancy in the
Decreasing pollution from fine air
particles by about one- third, or 7 micrograms per cubic meter, was responsible
for an almost five-month increase in longevity, data from 51 cities showed. In
the cities that cleaned up the most, including
"The most effective voice for the