Environmental Protection Agency

Today in 1948: Suffocation by Smog

“Hey kid, want a smog?”
“No thanks, I quit in January. That stuff is bad for your lungs.”

1948 DONORA SMOG:

In Donora, Pennsylvania during the last week of October 1948, a combination of fog and smoke blanketed the town and trapped air.  Days passed. Air pollutants increased and the smog got worse, causing a decrease in visibility…. (more…)

This Agenda’s new life – 32

GO GREEN #32

Look through the IUCN Red List (www.iucnredlist.org) to discover the status of species you find interesting.

New Zealand Sea Lions – Endangered

Striated Bush Frog – Endangered

Chain Moray – Least Concern

Franklin Tree – Extinct in the Wild

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