Hard to breathe: Report finds most NYC public schools with worst ventilation woes are in areas lacking green technology

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Analysis of recent data collected by New York City school ventilation audits found that 70% of public schools with the worst air issues are in areas lacking green technology.

Moreover, the study found that 52% of these schools are located in Brooklyn.

A report released on June 1 by ALIGN, an environmental organization, established a blueprint for New York City Mayor Eric Adams to create Green, Healthy Schools by prioritizing the needs of these schools — namely, providing effective ventilation and quality air monitoring to minimize the spread and transmission of COVID-19.

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