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There’s an air quality alert in Washington, the sky is hazy and it’s February. What’s going on?

Ordinarily when air quality alerts are in effect, the air is muggy and oppressive, as if you could cut it with a knife. The overwhelming majority of these alerts happen between June and August. But Feb. 4, the air was … Continue reading

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Study Shows Maryland Worst State for Early Death Related to Air Pollution

Long-term exposure to air pollution leads a higher percentage of the population in Maryland to die prematurely than in any other state, according to a study on the impact of air quality on health. In a study released in late … Continue reading

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