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Posts tagged "air quality"
Morgantown residents exposed to dangerous air pollutants

Morgantown residents exposed to dangerous air pollutants

By Robert Lee and Elisha Wagoner Morgantown residents are exposed to high levels of toxic particles in the air emitted by coal-powered plants and the diesel trucks so ubiquitous on the city’s downtown streets. These microscopic particles can have harmful effects on people, according to several...8:01 pm December 5, 2015
Air pollution in Morgantown is reaching dangerous levels

Air pollution in Morgantown is reaching dangerous levels

By Laura Clark, Kelsea Lynch, and Matthew Fouty If you walk down Beechurst Avenue on a daily basis, you’re taking your life in your hands — and it has nothing to do with getting hit by a car.  Your health is being compromised daily by...10:24 pm February 28, 2013