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ERS - New articles on air pollution and health in view of upcoming EP vote

Ahead of a key plenary vote at the end of October when all MEPs have the chance to vote for cleaner air, the European Respiratory Society (ERS) has published two articles on air pollution and health.

Air quality at a crossroads, Euractiv, 5 October 2015

Improving the EU’s poor air quality requires stricter regulation and significant investment. But the long term health benefits must outweigh financial concerns, argues Bert Brunekreef,Chairman of the Environment & Health Committee, ERS.

Reducing the health effect of particles from agriculture

A second article published in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine by Bert Brunekreef.

More information on air pollution available on the ERS website here

Originally posted on 15 October 2015

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