Air Pollution To Be Listed As Cause Of British Child’s Death, Landmark Ruling Says
New York Times: In Landmark Ruling, Air Pollution Recorded as a Cause of Death for British Girl
“A 9-year-old girl who suffered a fatal asthma attack in 2013 became the first person in Britain to officially have air pollution listed as a cause of death, a British official said. The landmark ruling puts a face and a name on one of the millions of people whose deaths are hastened by air pollution across the world every year. And in Britain, legal experts said, it could open a new door to lawsuits by pollution victims or their families…” (Peltier, 12/17).
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