More Than 141 Million Americans Are Breathing Unhealthy Air as Pollution Worsens
25 Avril, 2019, 04:39 | Auteur: Therese Cote
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Seven million more American now live in counties with unhealthy, polluted air than did a year ago, according to a new report.
The report states that California has seven of the ten most ozone polluted cities in the United States, with Los Angeles being the top (LA had almost 120 days in which ozone was above the healthy limit). The American Lung Association says both forms contribute to asthma attacks, heart attacks and lung cancer. That's the type of pollution caused by coal-fired power plants, diesel and wildfires. Lane County experienced a significant increase in unhealthy particle days and received an "F" grade in the report.
The country as a whole recorded more days with hazardous air quality than ever from 2015 to 2017, the researchers said, defined as air that reaches "emergency conditions" on the government's air quality index.
California claimed seven of the top 10 most ozone-polluted cities, with Los Angeles topping the list for the 19th time.
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