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Have you ever had a Bad Air Day? How bad was it? What exactly does it feel like to live with air pollution?0000017c-7f7e-d4f8-a77d-fffffe0d0000Through our partnership with the Public Insight Network, we're encouraging Cache County residents to talk about their experiences with air pollution in the valley and we're giving you a space to ask questions about air pollution. Your stories and questions will help shape our coverage of this complicated and important topic.Having a Bad Air Day? Tell us about it.Read more about the project at the Public Insight Networks' blog.

Can a Face Mask Protect You From Air Pollution?

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Air pollution is a complicated problem without a simple solution. But have you ever wondered what you can do to protect your health on bad air days? Scientists suggest a mask.

This story is a rebroadcast from May, 2016.

 

Links:

Community Air Quality Discussion (Jan 19, 2017): Cache Clean Air Consortium

For current air conditions: Airnow.gov

Published Mask Science: Beneficial cardiovascular effects of reducing exposure to particulate air pollution with a simple facemask

Music in this Story:
Nick Waterhouse - (If) You Want Trouble
Radiohead - Backdrifts (Honeymoon is Over)
Magna Carda - The Roots

 

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Credit Greenpeace
The Coal Hard Truth About Air Pollution

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