Local weather forecast warnings about unhealthy air could become much more common around the country.
A recent scientific study by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) warns of a whopping 70% increase in the number of days with unhealthy summertime ozone levels by the year 2050. But the NCAR report found there’s still time to reverse this trend.
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