EPA tightens rules on some air pollution for the first time in over a decade
Source: https://www.npr.org/, February 7, 2024
By: Alejandra Borunda
When Cynthia Pinto-Cabrera developed asthma at 12, it didn’t seem that unusual to her. Lots of her classmates in California’s San Joaquin Valley carried inhalers to school. Her little brother needed a nebulizer every morning just to start his day breathing right.
But when she left the valley for college in Santa Barbara, Pinto-Cabrera encountered a world with far less air pollution than she had lived with. She found it shocking that other parts of the country simply lived with cleaner air— and their health benefited. Read more.