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February , 2015
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Air pollution cutting 660 million lives short by 3 years: Report

Source: The Times of India, Date: February , 2015

Mounting evidence that India's poor air quality is cutting short lives is increasing pressure on the government to speed up corrective measures. The latest pointer to the magnitude of the problem is a study by environmental economists from University of Chicago, Harvard, and Yale. Their report, published on Saturday, says that 99.5% of the Indian population breathes air that has pollutants way above the levels considered to be safe by the World Health Organization.

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