MIT study says combustion emissions cause ~200,000 premature deaths/year in US; vehicles and power generation top sources
Green Car Congress
AUGUST 29, 2013
1,000 to 21,000) deaths due to changes in ozone concentrations. 900 to 11,000) ozone-related early deaths per year. 300 to 4,000) ozone-related premature mortalities per year. 2000 (90% CI: 0–4,000) early deaths from ozone, according to the study. The group’s results—particularly the breakdown of emissions by state—provide valuable data in setting future environmental policy, he says.