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Allegheny County exec race comes as air quality decisions loom

The rival nominees for Allegheny County executive disagree on whether to frack and industry's role in air quality, among other things.
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Poison in the haze: documenting life under Ahvaz’s oppressive orange skies

Ahvaz, in western Iran, is one of the world’s most polluted cities. Mohamad Madadi has made it a mission to photograph his home town’s environmental crisis.

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Chicago-area organizations call on Pritzker to slash emissions from diesel trucks

Ozuru Ukoha, a cardiothoracic surgeon in Chicago, treats patients with severe lung diseases, many of whom are constantly exposed to pollution from diesel trucks.

For low-income Pittsburgh, clean air remains an elusive goal

For low-income Pittsburgh, clean air remains an elusive goal

Once known as the “City of Smoke,” Pittsburgh has come a long way since the days when filthy air turned downtown streets dark at mid-day. But in struggling communities near the remaining steel plants, high levels of air pollution persist.

Air pollution's invisible toll on your health
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Air pollution's invisible toll on your health

Children, pregnant women, the elderly and those with pre-existing heart or lung disease are the most vulnerable.
Air pollution kills millions every year, like a 'pandemic in slow motion'

Air pollution kills millions every year, like a 'pandemic in slow motion'

Dirty air is a plague on our health, causing 7 million deaths and many more preventable illnesses worldwide each year. But the solutions are clear.
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