NYC Sees Drop in Air Pollutants During COVID-19 Peak
During the months of March, April, and May of 2020, New York City transformed into a new metropolis, devoid of tourists and the morning and evening rush, a near-empty epicenter of COVID-19. The city that never sleeps was resting. The streets were less crowded and, to some residents, the air felt cleaner. In fact, the air was cleaner.