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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Study: Fairfield County air most polluted in Connecticutparents would not casually accept a letter grade that stands for failure,” said
Study: Fairfield County air most polluted in Connecticut
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 21 hours ago
parents would not casually accept a letter grade that stands for failure,” said Jon Rosen of Wilton and chairman of the American Lung Association of the Northeast. More commonly known as smog, ozone is produced when sunlight reacts with... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Study: Fairfield County air most polluted in Connecticutthe state — and beats all of the Northeast in terms of dangerous ozone levels.
Study: Fairfield County air most polluted in Connecticut
Greenwich Time / Posted 21 hours ago
the state — and beats all of the Northeast in terms of dangerous ozone levels. The 2016 “State of the Air” report by the American Lung Association gives Fairfield County an “F” for ozone levels between 2012 and 2014 and ranks the state’s most... Read more
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The News-Times
Study: Fairfield County air most polluted in Connecticutthe state — and beats all of the Northeast in terms of dangerous ozone levels.
Study: Fairfield County air most polluted in Connecticut
The News-Times / Posted 21 hours ago
the state — and beats all of the Northeast in terms of dangerous ozone levels. The 2016 “State of the Air” report by the American Lung Association gives Fairfield County an “F” for ozone levels between 2012 and 2014 and ranks the state’s most... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Fairfield County air most polluted in Connecticutthe state — and beats all of the Northeast in terms of dangerous ozone levels.
Fairfield County air most polluted in Connecticut
Stamford Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
the state — and beats all of the Northeast in terms of dangerous ozone levels. The 2016 “State of the Air” report by the American Lung Association gives Fairfield County an “F” for ozone levels between 2012 and 2014 and ranks the state’s most... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Fairfield County air most polluted in Connecticutthe state — and beats all of the Northeast in terms of dangerous ozone levels.
Fairfield County air most polluted in Connecticut
Connecticut Post / Posted 22 hours ago
the state — and beats all of the Northeast in terms of dangerous ozone levels. The 2016 “State of the Air” report by the American Lung Association gives Fairfield County an “F” for ozone levels between 2012 and 2014 and ranks the state’s most... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Kingsport to vote on vaping ban in city buildingsthem and obey the rules of the establishments they are in. Meanwhile, McCartt
Kingsport to vote on vaping ban in city buildings
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 days ago
them and obey the rules of the establishments they are in. Meanwhile, McCartt said the ban is based on the research by the American Lung Association that shows he vapor has carcinogens. If the ordinance passes, the ban will begin July 1. At the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California tobacco tax measure targets an industry under pressurefour ballot measures to increase taxes on its products in the last 28 years. I
California tobacco tax measure targets an industry under pressure
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
four ballot measures to increase taxes on its products in the last 28 years. In 1988, the American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association backed an initiative to raise taxes on tobacco sales. Voters passed the measure, which raised... Read more
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Newsmax
Depression Common Among Patients With COPDbe caused by factors like asthma or dusty work places, Mannino noted. Dr. Norm
Depression Common Among Patients With COPD
Newsmax / Posted 5 days ago
be caused by factors like asthma or dusty work places, Mannino noted. Dr. Norman Edelman, scientific consultant for the American Lung Association, said depression is relatively common among those with a disabling chronic illness such as... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Barbara M. Gantdate. Arrangements are by Schoedinger Northwest Chapel. In lieu of flowers, me
Barbara M. Gant
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
date. Arrangements are by Schoedinger Northwest Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 5900 Wilcox Pl., Dublin, OH 43016 or to the American Breast Cancer Foundation, 10400 Little... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Trek Across Maine riding through Watervillecan take part in a two-day ride option as well. The annual event raises money
Trek Across Maine riding through Waterville
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 6 days ago
can take part in a two-day ride option as well. The annual event raises money and awareness for lung disease and the American Lung Association This year they are expected to raise about 1.65 million dollars. To date, they have raised more... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Trek Across Maine riding through Watervilleriders can take part in a 2 day ride option as well. This is all to raise mone
Trek Across Maine riding through Waterville
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
riders can take part in a 2 day ride option as well. This is all to raise money and awareness for lung disease and the American Lung Association This year they are expected to raise about 1.65 million dollars. To date, they have raised more... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Cyclists, Shriners add up to a busy weekend in BelfastRiver and ends at the sea in Belfast on Sunday. It is the largest fundraising e
Cyclists, Shriners add up to a busy weekend in Belfast
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
River and ends at the sea in Belfast on Sunday. It is the largest fundraising event of its kind in the country for the American Lung Association. To date, the event has raised more than $22 million in the past 30 years. On Friday, riders will... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Bronchitis vs. asthma: Differences in symptoms, causes, and treatment optionslast asthma survey done in 2014, As with asthma, the incidence of bronchitis i
Bronchitis vs. asthma: Differences in symptoms, causes, and treatment options
Bel Marra Health / Posted 8 days ago
last asthma survey done in 2014, As with asthma, the incidence of bronchitis is on the rise in the U.S. According to the American Lung Association, the year 2011 saw more than 10 million Americans suffering from chronic bronchitis. And a whopping... Read more
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FOX Business
Should Altria Fear Higher Minimum Ages for Tobacco?age to 21, which enjoyed the support of several medical advocacy groups, includ
Should Altria Fear Higher Minimum Ages for Tobacco?
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
age to 21, which enjoyed the support of several medical advocacy groups, including the American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association. With the passage of the law, the increase in the smoking age took effect on June 9. Advocates for... Read more
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FOX Business
Should Altria Fear Higher Minimum Ages for Tobacco?age to 21, which enjoyed the support of several medical advocacy groups, includ
Should Altria Fear Higher Minimum Ages for Tobacco?
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
age to 21, which enjoyed the support of several medical advocacy groups, including the American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association. With the passage of the law, the increase in the smoking age took effect on June 9. Advocates for... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Thomas Buskirk Crabillwell-wishers may consider a gift to the Schools of Engineering at his alma mate
Thomas Buskirk Crabill
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
well-wishers may consider a gift to the Schools of Engineering at his alma maters, Ohio State or Cornell University or the American Lung Association. Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory in Tiffin is assisting the family with their... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Smokeless Tobacco Ban Takes Effect at Wrigley Fieldboth by players and by fans, and makes Chicago the fourth big league city to pr
Smokeless Tobacco Ban Takes Effect at Wrigley Field
NBC Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
both by players and by fans, and makes Chicago the fourth big league city to prohibit the practice, according to the American Lung Association. San Francisco, Boston, and Los Angeles have also passed bans on smokeless tobacco in sporting... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Where There's Fire: Map shows where methane emissions from natural gas and oil wells put public health at riskfarther than methane. Santa Fe, often touted as having some of the cleanest air
Where There's Fire: Map shows where methane emissions from natural gas and oil wells put public health at risk
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
farther than methane. Santa Fe, often touted as having some of the cleanest air in the country, saw its rating from the American Lung Association drop from an A level to a B level this year after exceeding EPA standards for ozone, 70 parts per... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
No Smoke, No Probleman effort to widen the ban’s scope is Smoke-Free Fort Worth, a nonprofit coalit
No Smoke, No Problem
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
an effort to widen the ban’s scope is Smoke-Free Fort Worth, a nonprofit coalition of the American Heart Association, American Lung Association, American Cancer Society, and smaller groups and businesses. Dr. Mark Koch, the nonprofit’s... Read more
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The Express-Times
Should the legal smoking age be raised to 21?Legislature proposes to raise the age from 18 to 21, but it's running into resi
Should the legal smoking age be raised to 21?
The Express-Times / Posted 10 days ago
Legislature proposes to raise the age from 18 to 21, but it's running into resistance. Health advocates, including the American Lung Association and American Heart Association, have lobbied for the higher age, arguing that discouraging teens... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
The White Affair - A benefit for the American Lung AssociationThe White Affair was held on Saturday, May 11, 2016 at the Atlantic Beach Count
The White Affair - A benefit for the American Lung Association
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
The White Affair was held on Saturday, May 11, 2016 at the Atlantic Beach Country Club. This annual fundraiser for the American Lung Association, was highlighted with a live auction, heavy appetizers and music by Cloud 9. Look and see if you were... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Public Hearings On County Spending Start Mondaylikely to read to their children because they received this message from a trus
Public Hearings On County Spending Start Monday
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
likely to read to their children because they received this message from a trusted messenger." Teresa Contreras of the American Lung Association asked the board to support this year's Lung Force Gala, an event that highlights those who do great... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Climbers raise $22,000 for Lung Associationin the seventh annual Fight for Air Climb raised a total of $22,849.45 for the
Climbers raise $22,000 for Lung Association
Bennington Banner / Posted 12 days ago
in the seventh annual Fight for Air Climb raised a total of $22,849.45 for the New England Chapter of the American Lung Association. Some participants return every year, said Kristen Brassard, event manager with the American Lung... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Charles C. YoungCemetery. Friends will be received Wednesday morning from 10 11 a.m. at the fun
Charles C. Young
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Cemetery. Friends will be received Wednesday morning from 10 11 a.m. at the funeral home. The family will provide the flowers so that memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 3001 Old Gettysburg Road, Camp Hill, Pa. 170... Read more
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The Maui News
Survey: Maui kids are vapingfirst time that students were asked about their use of electronic vapor product
Survey: Maui kids are vaping
The Maui News / Posted 15 days ago
first time that students were asked about their use of electronic vapor products. Kim Nguyen, executive director of the American Lung Association in Hawaii, said it's "really unfortunate we have more young people trying e-cigarettes." She said... Read more
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Philly.com
Robert F. Keddie, 84, trucker and golferwas set from 11:30 a.m. at the Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery in
Robert F. Keddie, 84, trucker and golfer
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
was set from 11:30 a.m. at the Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown. Donations may be sent to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Dr., Chicago, Ill. 60601. Condolences may be offered to the family at... Read more
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The Huffington Post
This Bill Would Make It Harder To Breathe. The House Passed It, Of Course.cardiovascular problems, including asthma attacks, wheezing and increased risk
This Bill Would Make It Harder To Breathe. The House Passed It, Of Course.
The Huffington Post / Posted 15 days ago
cardiovascular problems, including asthma attacks, wheezing and increased risk of stroke and early death, according to the American Lung Association. The dangers are considered even greater for vulnerable populations such as the elderly, children,... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
California raises smoking age starting Thursdaywere backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up
California raises smoking age starting Thursday
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 16 days ago
were backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up of doctors and healthcare workers from the American Lung Association, the California Medical Association, the American Cancer Society and other organizations. “I think... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California raises smoking age starting Thursdaywere backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up
California raises smoking age starting Thursday
The Record Searchlight / Posted 16 days ago
were backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up of doctors and healthcare workers from the American Lung Association, the California Medical Association, the American Cancer Society and other organizations. “I think... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
California's Legal Age To Buy Tobacco Is Now 21new age restriction also applies to e-cigarettes and other vaping devices. Deb
California's Legal Age To Buy Tobacco Is Now 21
KPBS San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
new age restriction also applies to e-cigarettes and other vaping devices. Debra Kelley, director of advocacy for the American Lung Association in San Diego and Imperial counties, said teenagers will now have a tougher time buying... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
California raises smoking age starting Thursdaywere backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up
California raises smoking age starting Thursday
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 16 days ago
were backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up of doctors and healthcare workers from the American Lung Association, the California Medical Association, the American Cancer Society and other organizations. “I think... Read more
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USA Today
California raises smoking age starting Thursdaywere backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up
California raises smoking age starting Thursday
USA Today / Posted 16 days ago
were backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up of doctors and healthcare workers from the American Lung Association, the California Medical Association, the American Cancer Society and other organizations. “I think... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
California raises smoking age starting Thursdaywere backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up
California raises smoking age starting Thursday
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 16 days ago
were backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up of doctors and healthcare workers from the American Lung Association, the California Medical Association, the American Cancer Society and other organizations. “I think... Read more
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First Coast News
California raises smoking age starting Thursdaywere backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up
California raises smoking age starting Thursday
First Coast News / Posted 16 days ago
were backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up of doctors and healthcare workers from the American Lung Association, the California Medical Association, the American Cancer Society and other organizations. “I think... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
California raises smoking age starting Thursdaywere backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up
California raises smoking age starting Thursday
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 16 days ago
were backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up of doctors and healthcare workers from the American Lung Association, the California Medical Association, the American Cancer Society and other organizations. “I think... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
California raises smoking age starting Thursdaywere backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up
California raises smoking age starting Thursday
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 16 days ago
were backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up of doctors and healthcare workers from the American Lung Association, the California Medical Association, the American Cancer Society and other organizations. “I think... Read more
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KTVB Boise
California raises smoking age starting Thursdaywere backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up
California raises smoking age starting Thursday
KTVB Boise / Posted 16 days ago
were backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up of doctors and healthcare workers from the American Lung Association, the California Medical Association, the American Cancer Society and other organizations. “I think... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
California raises smoking age starting Thursdaywere backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up
California raises smoking age starting Thursday
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 16 days ago
were backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up of doctors and healthcare workers from the American Lung Association, the California Medical Association, the American Cancer Society and other organizations. “I think... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
California raises smoking age starting Thursdaywere backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up
California raises smoking age starting Thursday
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 16 days ago
were backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up of doctors and healthcare workers from the American Lung Association, the California Medical Association, the American Cancer Society and other organizations. “I think... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
California raises smoking age starting Thursdaywere backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up
California raises smoking age starting Thursday
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 16 days ago
were backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up of doctors and healthcare workers from the American Lung Association, the California Medical Association, the American Cancer Society and other organizations. “I think... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
California raises smoking age starting Thursdaywere backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up
California raises smoking age starting Thursday
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
were backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up of doctors and healthcare workers from the American Lung Association, the California Medical Association, the American Cancer Society and other organizations. “I think... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
California raises smoking age starting Thursdaywere backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up
California raises smoking age starting Thursday
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 16 days ago
were backed by an advocacy group, the Save Lives California coalition, made up of doctors and healthcare workers from the American Lung Association, the California Medical Association, the American Cancer Society and other organizations. “I think... Read more
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Wilson County News
Sharon L. McGeein the funeral chapel, officiated by Pastor Kevin Cornelius. Memorial contribu
Sharon L. McGee
Wilson County News / Posted 17 days ago
in the funeral chapel, officiated by Pastor Kevin Cornelius. Memorial contributions may be made in Sharon’s name to the American Lung Association-San Antonio, 8207 Callaghan Road, San Antonio, TX 78230. Your Condolences, Prayers, and... Read more
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Greenwich Time
DEEP: Upwind pollution makes state ‘tailpipe of America’to accept being the tailpipe of America.” Fairfield County has the most ozone-
DEEP: Upwind pollution makes state ‘tailpipe of America’
Greenwich Time / Posted 18 days ago
to accept being the tailpipe of America.” Fairfield County has the most ozone-polluted air in the state, according to the American Lung Association. In fact, all eight Connecticut counties get an F for air pollution. Ozone, or smog, is the most... Read more
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The News-Times
DEEP: Upwind pollution makes state ‘tailpipe of America’to accept being the tailpipe of America.” Fairfield County has the most ozone-
DEEP: Upwind pollution makes state ‘tailpipe of America’
The News-Times / Posted 18 days ago
to accept being the tailpipe of America.” Fairfield County has the most ozone-polluted air in the state, according to the American Lung Association. In fact, all eight Connecticut counties get an F for air pollution. Ozone, or smog, is the most... Read more
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Darien News-Review
DEEP: Upwind pollution makes state ‘tailpipe of America’to accept being the tailpipe of America.” Fairfield County has the most ozone-
DEEP: Upwind pollution makes state ‘tailpipe of America’
Darien News-Review / Posted 18 days ago
to accept being the tailpipe of America.” Fairfield County has the most ozone-polluted air in the state, according to the American Lung Association. In fact, all eight Connecticut counties get an F for air pollution. Ozone, or smog, is the most... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
DEEP: Upwind pollution makes state ‘tailpipe of America’to accept being the tailpipe of America.” Fairfield County has the most ozone-
DEEP: Upwind pollution makes state ‘tailpipe of America’
Stamford Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
to accept being the tailpipe of America.” Fairfield County has the most ozone-polluted air in the state, according to the American Lung Association. In fact, all eight Connecticut counties get an F for air pollution. Ozone, or smog, is the most... Read more
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York Daily Record
Residents fight Perdue soybean plant approvalfarm near the planned soybean facility, is one of the appellants. Longenecker p
Residents fight Perdue soybean plant approval
York Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
farm near the planned soybean facility, is one of the appellants. Longenecker pointed to the region's F rating from the American Lung Association as evidence that residents can't afford to let the region's air get any more polluted. “I’ve been... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
DEEP: Upwind pollution makes state ‘tailpipe of America’to accept being the tailpipe of America.” Fairfield County has the most ozone-
DEEP: Upwind pollution makes state ‘tailpipe of America’
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 18 days ago
to accept being the tailpipe of America.” Fairfield County has the most ozone-polluted air in the state, according to the American Lung Association. In fact, all eight Connecticut counties get an F for air pollution. Ozone, or smog, is the most... Read more
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Connecticut Post
DEEP: Upwind pollution makes state ‘tailpipe of America’to accept being the tailpipe of America.” Fairfield County has the most ozone-
DEEP: Upwind pollution makes state ‘tailpipe of America’
Connecticut Post / Posted 18 days ago
to accept being the tailpipe of America.” Fairfield County has the most ozone-polluted air in the state, according to the American Lung Association. In fact, all eight Connecticut counties get an F for air pollution. Ozone, or smog, is the most... Read more
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