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Engine Exhaust (file / credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Advocates: NYC Idling Law Not Being Enforced, Children Put At Risk

Engine exhaust from cars, trucks and buses has been linked to cancer, strokes and New York City’s high rate of childhood asthma. The city has tough laws to prevent drivers who sit with their vehicles running, but some say it’s no more than an idle threat, because it’s rarely enforced.

12/26/2011