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Health study could bolster push for stricter PM2.5 NAAQS

August 11, 2017
A new study from academic researchers finds increased rates of hospital admissions in older Americans caused by exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) even below the current national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS) for the pollutant, which could bolster a potential push for EPA to tighten the PM2.5 NAAQS. In their study recently published in the September issue of the journal Epidemiology , air quality researchers from Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology led by Maggie Makar...

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