Industrial pollution still kills

According to a World Bank report, industrial pollution in former communist countries is killing some 30,000 people yearly, Agence-France Presse reported. Some 18,000 lives and over 65 million working days could be saved by improving air quality in 18 cities in the region and matching them with EU air pollution guidelines, the report said. The report was presented at the Environment for Europe conference, which opened in Sofia October 23 and was attended by 700 delegates from 54 countries.

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