10 Tweetable Facts About Smog

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1. At ground levels, smog is harmful to breathe and can negatively affect your health

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2. Smog can travel great distances carried by the wind

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3. In winter months, high smog concentrations have been measured in parts of Wyoming and Colorado

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4. Children and the elderly are the most at risk from this type of pollution

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5. Smog has been linked to a host of maladies, including premature mortality and heart failure

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6. Smog is a strong respiratory irritant

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7. Smog levels in the air typically climb during hot, sunny days

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8. Studies have shown children with asthma are especially vulnerable to smog

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9. More than 4 in 10 people in the United States live in areas with unhealthy levels of smog

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10. Major sources of smog precursors include emissions from cars, trucks, and natural gas operations

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TOPICS: Air Pollution, Heat and Extreme Weather, Ozone, Pollution