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Cleaner skies will you see

    Cleaner Skies Ahead in the Eastern Sierra Bishop, CA – Recently, and in no uncertain terms, the World Health Organization declared that all types of outdoor air pollution, including dust and smoke, causes cancer. Last summer’s air was especially dangerous as smoke from burning forests filled local skies with dangerous levels of pollution […]

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Dust pollution declared carcinogenic

This month, the World Health Organization declared air pollution a human carcinogen, calling it a leading cause of cancer deaths globally. The WHO labeled air pollution as the highest of the agency’s four-level classification system. What about the Owens Dry Lake dust? Air Pollution Control District Director Ted Schade responded to our questions about that. […]

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