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Stagnant and Polluted Air in the Summer Months

Season 2023, Ep. 21

This week on "Everything Under the Sun", it's all about air quality. Dean DeVore discusses air quality and more summer heat means more stagnant air and more pollution in the air we breathe. We are joined by Dr. Rupa Basu, Research Scientist/Epidemiologist at Cal EPA/Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment to talk about a recent study about increases in stagnant air and more. Also, AccuWeather meteorologists Dave Dombek and Paul Pastelok join the chat to talk about how air quality can affect forecasting, especially during peak fire season.

Learn more about the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment on Twitter at @OEHHA and read the following study for more information!

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