Air pollution on the East Coast of the United States has dropped by as much as 30% according to data from NASA satellites

A side-by-side comparison of air pollution levels from 2015-2019 and 2020 reveals the extent to which the coronavirus lockdown has improved air quality. Visit BGR's homepage for more stories.
Modern life has been forced to change in a big way since the novel coronavirus pandemic began jumping from nation to nation. Lots of us are staying home, only making trips when it's absolutely necessary, and even then, making sure we're spending as little time as possible away from home. The Earth, it seems, appreciates it.

NASA has been monitoring air quality around the world for many years now, but never before has the space agency noticed as dramatic a shift as it has since coronavirus lockdown measures were put into place. In a new blog post, NASA shows off some incredible satellite views of the East Coast of the United States, revealing the incredible improvement in air quality now that drivers aren't doing nearly as much driving.

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