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Utah Gets Bad Grades For Air Quality

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University of Utah
A wintertime inversion or \"cold-air pool\" traps air pollution over the Salt Lake Valley

By Jenny Brundin

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Salt Lake City, UT – The American Lung Association released its annual national air quality "report card" yesterday. It looks at two forms of pollution - ozone and particle pollution. In terms of dangerous spikes in particle pollution, the Salt Lake City-Ogden-Clearfield area is the seventh most polluted in the country. Utah County ranks 15th most polluted and Cache comes in at 20th. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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