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Are Diesels Offsetting the Effects of Good Food?

Positive Future #355 (Feature photo – Diesel Exhaust – EPA) The answer to the direct pollution of food crops from diesel emission is not really known. However, the European Public Health alliance just issued a new report on the health cost of road transport emissions. Estimates are the health costs of transportation emissions in the European Union are $80 billion a year. 75 percent of those costs and damages are caused by diesel emissions. That equates to $155 dollars a person for each of the 512 million people in Europe. While it is great to eat good food, good food cannot ameliorate the impact on humans from diesel emissions. Ironically,…

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