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PA Putting More Money Toward Getting Diesel-powered Trucks Out of Communities

Yassine Khalfalli

Exhaust from diesel trucks can make heart and lung issues worse, and even cause cancer. Sophia Schmidt of WHYY’s PlanPhilly reports the state of Pennsylvania is putting money toward getting these trucks out of communities.

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(Original air-date: 12/5/22)

Sophia Schmidt is a Delaware native, and covers the environment for WHYY’s PlanPhilly. Before coming to Philadelphia in 2021, Sophia reported on her home state of Delaware for Delaware Public Media and produced interviews for NPR’s “Weekend Edition.” Sophia was a 2021 Metcalf Fellow.