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Fireworks Cause Spikes in Short-Term Air Pollution

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Fireworks will have many flocking to Fourth of July celebrations this weekend, especially since the pandemic restrictions have been lifted.

But as WHYY’s Susan Phillips reports those spectacular aerial displays come with a toxic stew of air pollutants.

(Original air-date: 7/4/21)