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Loosened Air Pollution Regulations Impact On COVID-19 Deaths

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This episode originally aired on May 6, 2020.

The Trump administration has continued to weaken air pollution regulations despite warnings that long-term exposure to dirty air relates to higher COVID-19 death rates.

Harvard researchers made the first statistical link between the two last month, just before the administration loosened some clean air regulations and failed to tighten others.

Coming up on All Sides with Ann Fisher, how the recent weakening of clean air regulations affects health during COVID-19 and the future regulatory rollbacks.


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