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Another failing grade for Nevada County’s ‘State of the Air’ report

By Cory Fisher - The Union

The American Lung Association’s 20th annual State of the Air report revealed that once again California counties top the list of most polluted in the country, and Nevada County is no exception.

Reflecting the same grades as the 2018 report, Nevada County received an “F” when it came to the number of high ozone days, and a “B” for particle pollution. While ozone and particle pollution threaten the health of everyone, children, seniors, low income families and people with respiratory and cardiac illness are at an increased risk, the report states.

Read the full article in The Union, here.


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