U.S. launches Air-Quality Monitors to track pollution in Lagos, Abuja

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Nigeria presently has two  reference-grade Air Quality Monitors, viably connecting Nigeria to air quality list data and wellbeing informing from the U.S.' Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Every one of the screens are domiciled at the U.S. Government office, Abuja and the U.S. Department General, Lagos, an assertion by  the office said on Monday.

The screen supplies information to the ZephAir app, which is allowed to download on Apple and Google Play Stores.

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The U.S. Diplomat to Nigeria,  Mary Beth Leonard,  unveiled the U.S. Department General's reference-grade Air Quality Monitors  as part of  the public authority's progressing commitment to natural manageability in Nigeria.

Leonard, who is idealistic that the new hardware will improve the Consulate's ability to give solid information on air quality, featured the country's obligation to natural supportability.

"Through a collaboration, we have effectively obtained air quality screens for Embassy Abuja and Consulate Lagos through the Greening Diplomacy Initiative's Department of State's Air program.

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"This will fortify our capacity to gather and share dependable information on air quality as it relates to the time and the periods of the year.

"We are pleased to add to Nigeria's endeavors to secure the climate and improve human wellbeing.

" The Mission will keep on advancing natural arrangements that balance ecological assurance and monetary development, " Leaonard said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the U.S. Branch of State's 65 - in addition to air quality screens, which are housed at U.S. International safe havens and Consulates across the world, are made in the U.S. to Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) details, as outlined by the Clean Air Act.

Air quality data from the screens is accessible on the ZephAir app, and at https://www.airnow.gov/global/us-government offices and-departments/#Nigeria$Lagos  (NAN)

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