TAMPA RANKS #1 FOR WORST AIR POLLUTION AMONG FLORIDA CITIES - Mitch Perry
Tampa Ranks 1st For The Worst Air Pollution Among Florida Cities: George Bush Plan Favors Energy Companies over Public Health
A new Clear the Air http://www.cleartheair.org survey released today by the Florida Public Interest Research Group, or FPIRG, shows significant air pollution problems in Florida and across the U.S.
The report says that Tampa had the worst Air Pollution Among Florida Cities. And that
The The Tampa Bay Area suffered from 6 Ã¢â¬Åsmog daysÃ¢â¬? last year, when air pollution levels exceeded the EPAÃ¢â¬â¢s 8-hour ozone health standard.
Holly Binns is the Clean Air and Energy Advocate for Florida PIRG - She began discussing the report by explaining what Smog Days to the lungs of people who inhale the air those days (roll tape#1 o.q.Ã¢â¬?.to make that happenÃ¢â¬?)
Holly Binns from Florida PirgÃ¢â¬Â¦Ã¢â¬Â¦The groups says that in Tampa, soot pollution from power plants alone causes 265 premature deaths, 380 heart attacks, and over 26,000 lost days of work annually, more than in any other metropolitan area in the state.comments powered by Disqus