Cleveland In Top 10 For Most Polluted Cities

Cleveland - The American Lung Association’s 2019 “State of the Air” report ranks Cleveland the 9th most polluted city in the nation for year-round particle pollution.

Cuyahoga County receives an ‘F’ grade for high ozone days and a ‘B’ grade for 24-hour particle pollution.

The annual air quality “report card” tracks Americans’ exposure to unhealthy levels of ozone or particle pollution.

The new report says that 141.1 million Americans — 4 in 10 — live in counties that have air with unhealthy levels of particle pollution or ozone. That’s an increase of 7.2 million people from last year’s report. Wednesday’s report, the organization’s 20th, looks at data on particle pollution and ozone pollution from 2015 to 2017.

You can see the full "State Of The Air" report by clicking here.

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