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Chicago air is dirtier in July
than smog-choked Los Angeles.
More bad air is forecast.

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 7/10/2020 9:58:38 PM

After missing out on cleaner air during the coronavirus lockdown, the Chicago area just suffered its longest streak of high-pollution days in more than a decade. Eight consecutive days of bad air swept through the region amid an emerging scientific link between exposure to pollution and COVID-19 death rates. Low-income, predominantly Black and Latino communities are being hit the hardest. Air quality has been so poor, the entire Chicago area ended up dirtier than notoriously smog-choked Los Angeles during the beginning of the month, according to a Chicago Tribune review of federal data. Satellites and land-based monitors tracked how unusually

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I blame the smoke from all the gunfire.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird 7/10/2020 10:01:50 PM (No. 474099)
Ha. Los Angeles is not really “smog-choked” but if that makes Chicagoans feel better, have at it. Just stay where you are.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: NeverForget 7/10/2020 10:03:21 PM (No. 474101)
As a mostly lifelong Southern Californian since the '60s, I feel the need to say that the South Coast Air Quality Management District is one of the few government agencies to actually make things better.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Omen55 7/10/2020 10:49:59 PM (No. 474118)
It's Trump's fault! Just asked Leadfoot.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 7/10/2020 11:05:40 PM (No. 474127)
Does that mean they want US to throw money at them ? Anybody care about low income seniors stuck in these H-llholes?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: mc squared 7/10/2020 11:28:38 PM (No. 474140)
Considering the circumstances in Chicago, the Tribune printed a sick joke.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: jalo1951 7/11/2020 12:24:55 AM (No. 474169)
It's because Mayor Lightweight has been talking again.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 7/11/2020 1:24:59 AM (No. 474203)
Aw, poor little democrats! Leadfoot the Lesbo will rescue you! You 🤡 clowns picked her as your leader! ROFLMAO
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Trigger2 7/11/2020 3:28:58 AM (No. 474254)
What difference does it make? Both are still hell holes.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: ROLFNader 7/11/2020 9:02:07 AM (No. 474440)
Thanks for the heads up but I plan to continue to never go to Chicago again for the rest of my life.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: DVC 7/11/2020 11:28:35 AM (No. 474668)
#2, the credit should go to the national automobile emmissions standards, rather than the CARB folks.
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