Diesel Pollution Still Serious Health Threat, Report Says

Boston — Fine particle pollution from diesel vehicles kills nearly 21,000 Americans each year. That is one of the findings of a new study by the Boston-based Clean Air Task Force. Entitled "Diesel and Health in America: The Lingering Threat," the report also says that each year, diesel pollution causes more than 400,000 asthma attacks and 27,000 heart attacks.

To view the full report, visit www.catf.us.