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Production of toxic leaded gasoline ends due to the closure of the last refinery

(Bloomberg)-Production of leaded gasoline has ended worldwide as the last refinery ran out of fuel supplies that had polluted the air for almost a century. The United Nations Environment Program said in a statement that the end of toxic fuels follows the fierce diplomatic efforts of the United States and the United Nations over the last two decades. The global ban protects children by preventing the premature death of about one million people annually from heart disease, stroke and cancer.