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Central Pa. gets mixed grades in “State-of-the-Air” report
Airdate: Monday, April 25, 2022
The American Lung Association’s “State of the Air” 2022 report finds that despite decades of progress on cleaning up sources of air pollution, more than 40% of Americans—over 137 million people—are living in places with failing grades for unhealthy levels of particle pollution or ozone.
Lancaster and Dauphin Counties got F grades in particle pollution while Cumberland County was graded with a D. York and Adams Counties did well in the report – earning A grades.
Monday’s Smart Talk has more details about the region’s air. Our guest is Kevin Stewart, Director of Environmental Health, American Lung Association.