12 Tweetable Clean Air Stats!

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With the overflow of information on air pollution, health, and related clean air regulations, it can all be a little overwhelming to keep up with, right? No worries! We have gathered twelve of our most informative tweetable stats on clean air and children’s health.

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1. Asthma accounts for an annual loss of more than 14 million school days per year

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2.  Over 400,000 newborns are affected by mercury pollution every year

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3. The fracking process can release volatile organic compounds into the air

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4. The annual direct cost of asthma in the US is approximately $11.5 billion

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5. The Clean Air Act has delivered $30 in measurable health and economic benefits for every $1 invested

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6. 2011 set the record for the most billion-dollar weather disasters—14 of them, in one year

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7. Ozone has been linked to a host of maladies, including premature mortality and heart failure

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8. Asthma is the most common chronic disease in childhood—and its incidence is increasing

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9. Children and the elderly are most at risk from ozone pollution

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10. Coal-fired power plants emit 72% of all toxic mercury air pollution in the United States

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11. 41% of people in the US live in areas with unhealthful levels of ozone

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12. Poor indoor air quality in schools is linked to decreased concentration and poor test results

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TOPICS: Activism, Pollution