Many Europeans are exposed to harmful levels of air pollution

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Up to a third of Europeans living in cities are exposed to air pollutant levels exceeding EU air quality standards. And around 90 % of Europeans living in cities are exposed to levels of air pollutants deemed damaging to health by the World Health Organization’s more stringent guidelines.

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European Environment Agency (EEA)
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1050 Copenhagen K
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