Energy & Your Health

Air pollution poses a serious threat to our nation's health, and the majority of the pollution we are forced to breath is created by the combustion of fossil fuels.  Specifically, as the reports detail below, air pollution, which contains ozone, particulate matter and volatile organic compounds, has been shown to cause acute respiratory problems, aggravate asthma, inflame lung tissue and lead to hospital admissions and emergency room visits. 



American Lung Association 2014 State of the Air Report

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Air Polution & Cardiovascular Disease

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