NRDC Finds Arizona Ranks Poorly In Air Quality Measures

Published: Friday, July 14, 2017 - 3:45pm
Updated: Monday, July 17, 2017 - 10:44am

The Natural Resources Defense Council released an air quality map this week, with a county-by-county look at ragweed pollen levels and ozone pollution.

The analysis found 40 percent of Americans live in areas with both unhealthy ozone days and pollen-producing ragweed. That includes 4.5 million Arizonans.

Kim Knowlton is a senior scientist with the NRDC who worked on this analysis, and she joins us.

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