Cameron County leads the state in poor air quality, report says October 5, 2021

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Dr. Lisa Doggett, president of Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility, said in the release that air pollution could impose a danger on an individual’s health.

“Not only does air pollution contribute to climate change, but it increases rate of respiratory disease, heart attacks, pregnancy loss and even neurologic conditions and mental health problems,” said Doggett.

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