Ontario Releases 2013 Air Quality in Ontario Report
April 20, 2015
Air Quality in Ontario Continues to Improve
“On the one year anniversary of the last coal plant closure in Ontario, the release of the 2013 Air Quality in Ontario report confirms that the province’s air quality has improved significantly over the past 10 years as levels of pollutants and greenhouse gas pollution continue to decrease.
The report demonstrates that government action such as eliminating dirty coal power, setting emissions controls at smelters and mandating emissions trading of nitrogen oxides is working to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and the airborne pollutants that are harmful to our health and the environment. For the first time in 20 years, no smog advisories were issued due to high levels of ozone in Ontario.”
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