US breathes cleaner air

November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/13/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 43, p29
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The article reports on the decline in percentage of children living in counties that do not meet the air quality standards for fine particulate matter between 1999 and 2004, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Levels of lead in the blood of young children have also fallen over a 25-year period. The data were derived from an update to America's Children and the Environment, an EPA compilation of information from federal databases.


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