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Increasing evidence from epidemiological studies suggests that maternal exposure to ambient PM2·5 can increase the risk of pregnancy loss. However, no studies have been done in low-income countries such as those in Africa, which have the highest incidences of pregnancy loss.

Globally, the estimates suggest that there are 170 new cases of traffic pollution-related asthma per 100,000 children every year, and 13% of childhood asthma cases diagnosed each year are linked to traffic pollution. The country with the highest proportion of traffic pollution-attributable childhood asthma incidence was South Korea (31%), the UK ranked 24th out of 194 countries, the US 25th, China 19th, and India 58th.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item published in "The Times of India" Authored by Shri Vishwa Mohan Titled "NCAP with multiple timelines to clean air in 102 cities to be released around August 15" dated 15/03/2019. The issue for consideration is the remedial measures to be taken to bring the air quality of 102 cities identified as ‘non-attainment cities’, which do not meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), prescribed under Section 16(2)(h) of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.

Respiratory infections are among the leading causes of death and disability globally. Respirable aerosol particles released by agricultural crop-residue burning (ACRB), practised by farmers in all global regions, are potentially harmful to human health.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Charudatt Koli Vs M/s. Sea Lord Containers Ltd. dated 05/02/2019 regarding air pollution in the outskirts of Mumbai affecting inhabitants of the area, particularly at villages Ambapada and Mahul since 2007 on account of business of logistic services storing oil, gas and chemical items as well as oil companies doing similar activities.

Air pollution is a major planetary health risk, with India estimated to have some of the worst levels globally. To inform action at subnational levels in India, we estimated the exposure to air pollution and its impact on deaths, disease burden, and life expectancy in every state of India in 2017.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 27/11/2018 regarding the alarming adverse air quality of Kolkata City which was stated to be highly polluted during the period commencing from mid-October to February end. The principal reason for the bad ambient air quality in the city of Kolkata and Howrah was identified to be auto emission apart from road dust, construction activities, burning of municipal waste and industrial wastes including plastics, population of DG sets and industrial emissions.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aditya N. Prasad & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/11/2018 regarding installation of Stage-I and Stage-II Vapor Recovery Devices (VRDs) at all fuel stations, distribution centers, terminals, railway loading/unloading facilities and airports in the National Capital Territory of Delhi. Such devices are required to safeguard against Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) released in the process of transfer of petroleum products.

Judgement of the Supreme Court in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/10/2018 on whether Bharat Stage IV compliant vehicles should be permitted to be sold in India after 31.03.2020.

Nearly 60% of U.S. children live in counties with PM2.5 concentrations above air quality standards. Understanding the relationship between ambient air pollution exposure and health outcomes informs actions to reduce exposure and disease risk.

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