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Study finds declining air pollution from Metrolink maintenance yard
Study finds declining air pollution from Metrolink maintenance yard

Potentially harmful diesel emissions from Metrolink's maintenance facility near downtown Los Angeles are in decline and lower than other air pollution sources in the area, according to a study released Friday. The health risk assessment, which was requested last year by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), states that diesel emissions are expected to plunge 79% from 2010 to 2017 due to ongoing measures by the commuter railroad to reduce air pollution at the facility. "Completing the assessment was critical to quantify the emissions from the facility while demonstrating the positive impact of the improvements" the railroad is making, said Michael DePallo, Metrolink's chief...

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