Report: Central Valley air among worst in the country

Cover of the American Lung Association State of the Air 2014 report (American Lung Association)

April 30, 2014 12:00:00 AM PDT
The American Lung Association says the air in the Valley is some of the worst in the country.

It released a report Tuesday night showing Fresno, Kings and Kern Counties are the worst in terms of particle pollution.

It was a similar story for ozone pollution, Valley counties came behind only the Los Angeles / Long Beach area.

The list is based on the data from 2010 through 2012. Experts say pollution this year could be even worse, because of the state's current drought.

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