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Air quality report: Most of us breathing a bit easier

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Air quality in the Capital Region, a majority of the state and most of the nation is improving, according to the American Lung Association’s State of the Air 2013 report. The report measures ozone pollution, known as smog, and particle pollution, known as soot, from 2009, 2010 and 2011 levels compiled by the Environmental Protection Agency. Counties receive a grade based on year-round particle pollution levels and short-term ozone and particle pollution levels. Schenectady County ...

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