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Despite Some Improvements, Philly Air Quality Still Gets an ‘F’ in New Report

Looking out at the Philadelphia skyline from the Allegheny SEPTA station in Kensington.
Kimberly Paynter
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WHYY
Looking out at the Philadelphia skyline from the Allegheny SEPTA station in Kensington.

The Greater Philadelphia Region gets a failing grade when it comes to air quality. WHYY's Tom MacDonald reports.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 5/1/23)

WHYY reporter Tom MacDonald is a lifelong Philadelphia-area resident who has worked in the region since the mid-1980s. Tom started in commercial radio covering the MOVE standoff with police for WFIL-AM. He was also City Hall Bureau Chief, covering government and politics for more than a decade, for WWDB-FM.