Philly Area Experienced 85 Days of Polluted Air in 2018 January 30, 2020

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“Air pollution is an insidious danger for those with respiratory and cardiovascular disease,” said Dr. Walter Tsou, the interim Executive Director for Philadelphia Physicians for Social Responsibility. “It leads to excess preventable deaths, more labored breathing for those with lung disease, and premature heart attacks. We need to stop burning fossil fuels.”

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