New study finds that more than 5,000 were spared over a decade — ScienceDaily

Lower air pollution levels saved an estimated 5,660 lives in New York State in 2012, compared to 2002 levels, according to a new study. Published in Environmental Research Letters, the study — led by Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Observatory atmospheric chemistry research group — looked at New York State levels of a specific kind of pollution […]