At a Glance: America’s Improved Air Quality

The U.S. EPA has published this flier showing that between 1970 and 2018, the combined emissions of the six common pollutants dropped by 74% across the U.S. This progress occurred as the economy expanded, Americans drove more miles, and the nation’s population and energy use increased. Details are available on the U.S. EPA’s AirTrends website. 2/18/2020