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EcoSense for Living

Do We Still Need The Clean Air Act?

On October 27th, 1948, the residents of Donora, PA, awoke to a thick blanket of yellow smog. That was not unusual for this mill town, but this time, the stinging air didn’t lift. It burned people’s eyes and throats and darkened the valley for five straight days. Before it dissipated, 20 people had died from the toxic air. Many more would have life-long repercussions. Dr. Devra Davis, environmental health expert, Donora native, and author of When Smoke Ran Like Water, https://www.basicbooks.com/titles/devra-davis/when-smoke-ran-like-water/9780465015221/tells...
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Saturday, August 3 at 10:00 am on 12.2


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Thought-provoking series of eco-topics ranging from reconnecting kids to nature, green jobs, and healthy lifestyles limiting the impacts of toxins on our home and bodies. The series aims to empower viewers with practical solutions geared toward saving money, treading lighter on the planet, and improving quality of life. .