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Environment Protection Authority

Environmental Issues

Air - NSW overview

Air pollutant facts

Fine particles enter air from a wide range of industrial, transport and domestic sources.They can harm respiratory and circulatory health, especially in the young, the elderly and those with pre-existing health conditions. For more information about fine particles and actions the EPA is taking to reduce their impacts, see Particulate matter (PM2.5).
Page last updated: 15 July 2013