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Air Pollution Falling In Urban Areas.

Air pollution levels from traffic fell by up to 50 per cent in some areas last year, according to a new report by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Air pollution levels from traffic fell by up to 50 per cent in some areas last year, according to a new report by the Environmental Protection Agency.
The decrease was largely due to fewer cars being on the road due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Despite this, Ireland was still above WHO guidelines for emissions from the burning of solid fuels.
Programme Manager with the EPA Patrick Byrne says the improvement in air quality was particularly noticeable in urban areas.

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