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Smog and pollen: Double-whammy for 127 million Americans

About 40% Americans live in counties where a “double whammy” of unhealthy levels of smog and ragweed pollen — both tied to climate change — combine to threaten respiratory health, a Natural Resources Defense Council report released Tuesday finds. “Today, 127 million Americans live … Continue reading

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Hot temperatures provoked air pollution alert in Maine over the weekend

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued on Friday an air quality alert due to unhealthy ground-level ozone concentrations in the air along the Maine Coast from Kittery to Acadia National Park. The federal Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday at … Continue reading

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Poor Air Quality Predicted for Southern New England

Unhealthy air quality is predicted for the southern portions of Connecticut and Rhode Island, and the south coast of Massachusetts, including Cape Cod and the Islands during August due to ground-level ozone. “With the return of high temperatures, we predict … Continue reading

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