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Obama’s Plans To Cut Down On Carbon Emissions From Power Plants Is To Save Around 3,500 Lives

Obama’s Plans To Cut Down On Carbon Emissions From Power Plants Is To Save Around 3,500 Lives

Power plants in the US are a part of the latest plan of the Obama administration to cut down on carbon-dioxide emissions which will in turn have the effect of saving 3,500 lives as well as cutting out on other types of pollutants in the atmosphere.

 

Scholars from Harvard and Syracuse University have arrived at the significance of reducing soot and smog in terms of prevalence of heart and lung disorders. These are byproducts of all power plants in the world. Reducing them is to mean a reduction in lung and heart  related disorders.

 

A reduction of power plants thus fit into Obama's plans of reducing carbon emissions by reducing the number of power plants responsible for carbon emissions. Obama's plans of cutting on carbon emissions by controlling power plants is another way of combating global warming.

 

Research reveals that around 30,000 US citizens lay down their lives every year because of disorders of the lung caused by pollution of the atmosphere by power plants.

 

Moves by the Environmental Protection Agency are targeted at reducing emissions of carbon-dioxide in the atmosphere by 2030. The target is of reducing emissions by 30 per cent from the levels of carbon-dioxide emissions in 2005.

 

At the end of the day, about 800-6,100 people are to be kept away from inhaling polluted air. This is going to translate into a lot of lives being saved from pollution in for states that generate a lot of carbon-dioxide due to the operation of power plants. These are Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas and Illinois.

 

 

 

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