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New Report: Even Moderate Air Pollution Can Increase Childhood Asthma ER Visits

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U.S. Steel's Clairton plant.

Even moderate amounts of air pollution increase the number of children going to emergency rooms for asthma in Allegheny County, a new study finds. For StateImpact Pennsylvania, The Allegheny Front’s Reid Frazier reports.

Read the full story at: https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/author/reidfrazier/#:~:text=Reid%20R.%20Frazier%20is%20an,aired%20on%20NPR%20and%20Marketplace.

(Original air-date: 6/3/22)