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Opportunity Knocks to Protect Public Health; Will President Obama Answer? | Common Dreams

Scientists estimate that adopting strong curbs on ozone pollution—commonly referred to as smog—could save up to 12,000 lives every year, prevent 58,000 asthma attacks and avoid 21,000 hospital and emergency room visits. These health benefits are valued as high as $100 billion annually. But some of the Obama administration’s recent decisions have allowed politics to stall or derail sound environmental ...

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