Cancer-causing Air Pollution Drops More Than Half in LA

Cancer-causing Air Pollution Drops More Than Half in LA

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Los Angeles, California

The average risk of developing cancer as a result of pollution found in the Los Angeles area has dropped by more than 50 percent, according to a new report from the South Coast Air Quality Management District.

Officials said the reduction is part of a decades-long improvement of the region’s air quality.

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