EU air quality limits are not stringent enough, say researchersBMJ 2013; 347 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f7338 (Published 09 December 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f7338
- Jacqui Wise
Long term exposure to fine particulate air pollution is associated with mortality even at concentrations well below the current European Union limits, a new analysis has concluded.
Fine particulate pollution is defined as tiny particles of soot or dust with a diameter smaller than 2.5 micrometres. The current European Union limit for this type of pollution is an annual average of …
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