27 Nov '11, 2pm

Air pollution costs Europe billions: Air pollution caused more than 100 billion euros ($134.95 billion) in healt...

Air pollution costs Europe billions: Air pollution caused more than 100 billion euros ($134.95 billion) in healt...

RELATED ARTICLES E.U. Proposes Ambitious Plans To Clean Up Air Pollution by 2020 September 22, 2005 12:00 AM Europe's air quality improving, data shows August 25, 2009 10:16 AM FACTBOX: The EU's energy and climate plan January 23, 2008 12:47 PM EU CO2 targets will hit forestries: report January 28, 2008 10:23 AM /environmental_policy/article/43615 Air pollution caused more than 100 billion euros ($134.95 billion) in health and environmental damage, highlighting the need for more renewables sources of energy, a report published on Thursday by the European Environment Agency found. ADVERTISEMENT Europe's 10,000 largest factories and energy facilities resulted in 102-169 billion euros in health issues, such as respiratory and cardiovascular problems, and environmental costs because of air pollution in 2009, the most recent available data. Per citizen, the cost was between 200...

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