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Factory smog and traffic fumes killing 1,500 a year

6th October 2008

The Royal Society has said that pollution could be contributing to the deaths of 1,500 people per year in Britain.

The Society's report called attention to the ground level ozone which is caused by traffic fumes and industrial gases. The ozone is linked with bronchitis and heart attacks and is said to be increasing by 6% every ten years.

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Article Information

Title: Factory smog and traffic fumes killing 1,500 a year
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 8633
Date Added: 6th Oct 2008


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