Aircraft Pollution Later this month, the EPA will release a report predicting that pollution from aircraft will rise 50 percent in the next decade. While cars and trucks have been lowering emissions, planes haven't, despite advances in jet engine design that cut pollutants in European fleets. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports that the EPA expects planes to become the leading producer of smog in Boston and a serious problem in numerous other cities.
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Aircraft Pollution

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Aircraft Pollution

Aircraft Pollution

Aircraft Pollution

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Later this month, the EPA will release a report predicting that pollution from aircraft will rise 50 percent in the next decade. While cars and trucks have been lowering emissions, planes haven't, despite advances in jet engine design that cut pollutants in European fleets. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports that the EPA expects planes to become the leading producer of smog in Boston and a serious problem in numerous other cities.