Analysis: EPA Data Shows Air In Red States Is 10% Cleaner Than In Blue States

The average red states’ air is 10 percent cleaner than the average blue state, according to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data analyzed by The Daily Caller News Foundation. The EPA data tracks average exposure to small particulates, which kill roughly 5.5 million people globally every year and cause most asthma. Particulate emissions have fallen by 35…

One Response to Analysis: EPA Data Shows Air In Red States Is 10% Cleaner Than In Blue States

  1. William "Bill" Hicks July 4, 2016 at 8:29 am

    Visalia, Bakersfield, Fresno and Modesto are primarily Agricultural area’s. There is a lot of tilling of soil in those area’s. It would be reasonable to come up with the conclusion that some of the air particulates are simply dust. You didn’t hear anything about San Francisco, Los Angeles or any large non-agrarian city in California mentioned in this EPA report. That further backs my theory that the EPA is measuring the wrong kind of particulates. If soil particles are a serious problem, then those exposed may want to use dust masks. That would avoid any chronic exposure during tilling season.

    Has the American Lung Association determined that dust particles are responsible for serious lung ailments?

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