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    3 Utah cities high on worst-air list

    3 Utah cities high on worst-air list
    5 counties receive failing grades for pollution, high ozone
    By Stephen Speckman
    Deseret News

    Three Utah cities were among the worst in the nation for short-term particle pollution, while several counties in Utah received failing grades for high ozone days and year-round particle pollution, the American Lung Association's 2008 State of the Air report found.,5143,695275631,00.html

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    Not hard to believe. When I go hiking and get some elevation. Looking down on the valley, espically towards Layton the air is a nasty yellow brown.

    Too bad I have to hike back down and breathe that stuff.

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    Carbon Footprint Donor JP's Avatar
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    In Nothing But Sunshine
    A city 10 minutes away from me scored, not surprising. It's the furthest out being lumped in with the other two, so maybe I'm on the cleaner side

    Metropolitan Areas Most Polluted by Year-Round Particle Pollution(Annual PM2.5)


    Metropolitan Areas with the Worst Ozone Air Pollution


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    :( That is too bad but sounds about right.
    "My heart shall cry out for Moab..." Isaiah 15:5

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    Bogley BigShot
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    Just a few miles from Zion National Park
    SLC/Provo area is awful! I can see SLC area nested in that valley, but why Provo?

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    Yeah, I think I have to move again. It's pretty clear outside now but our offices are all smoky. I guess it's from all those fireplaces going up at night.
    "Always look at the bright side of life"

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