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Find out where your town’s air pollution actually comes from

It goes any way the wind blows.

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We are all dust in the wind, dude.

Every morning on my walk into the offices, I can feel my lungs working hard to process that infamous air. The requisite levels of oxygen and nitrogen are there, sure, but they come with mouthfuls of bus exhaust and cigarette smoke. And according to a new lawsuit, every inhalation probably includes a minuscule amount of ozone pollution. Unlike the rest of this Manhattan-made haze, however, that ozone is actually coming from out

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