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How Did Houston Fare in the Annual ‘State of the Air’ Report?

Posted on · Recently, the American Lung Association released the results of its 17th annual State of the Air report. It’s a national air quality grade and ranking of metro regions across the nation. It looks at two outdoor air pollutants: ozone pollution and particle pollution. According to the findings, Houston is the 15th most air-polluted city in the U.S. […]

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Air Pollution Report and Sean Patrick Flanery: Tuesday’s Show (April 26, 2016)

Posted on · Last week, the American Lung Association released its 17th annual “State of the Air” report, which says Houston – when it comes to ozone – is the 15th most polluted city in the U.S. But what does that mean and what’s being done to address it? On this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss air […]

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Understanding and Combating Houston’s Ozone and Air Pollution Problems

Posted on · The American Lung Association recently released it’s annual “State of the Air” report, which studied air quality data from 2011 through 2013. While Houston isn’t among the worst U.S. cities for some types of pollution, the report ranks Houston/The Woodlands among the top ten when it comes to ozone pollution (smog). The report comes a […]