state of the air
And climate change isn't helping.
Of the seven U.S. metro areas that had more annual particle pollution than in last year's report, four were in California
Think about this: more than 4 in 10 people in the United States live in counties that have unhealthy levels of either ozone or particle pollution. Now think about this: in the time it took to read that, you probably took 4-5 breaths. Makes you want to know what was in that air, doesn't it?
Read the entire report here. Earlier this month, the director general of the U.N. Industrial Development Organization told
From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: The American Lung Association introduced the new app with a new PSA depicting the
Click here to read more about the 2012 report, or visit the SOTA website. However, America’s air is far from perfect. You
Out of the 25 cities with the most ozone pollution, 22 saw improvements in air quality over last year's report. Similar advancements
This slideshow highlights the 11 cities (there were some ties) ranked in the SOTA 2011's list of "10 Cities Most Polluted
And nearly half (48.2 percent) of Americans live in areas with unhealthful ozone levels. 388 counties have levels that place