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Air pollution and early deaths in the United States. Part I:Quantifying the impact of major sectors in 2005

Combustion emissions in the United States adversely impact human health, accounting for hundreds of thousands of premature deaths due to long term exposure. Premature mortality from air quality along major roadways may exceed the number of deaths from fatal vehicular accidents.

Fabio, et al

Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 79, Nov 2013, pp. 198 - 208

Reduction of black carbon emissions from road transporations sulfur dioxide emissions from power generation could reduce adverse health impacts, including mortality.