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How to make sense of wildfire smoke and interpret data in real time

How to make sense of wildfire smoke and interpret data in real time

MuckRock has a list of resources on wildfire smoke, particulate matter and interpreting air pollution data.

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As wildfire smoke worsens public health, government watchdog calls EPA response 'ad hoc'

As wildfire smoke worsens public health, government watchdog calls EPA response ‘ad hoc’

Congressional investigators say the use of a regulatory loophole to erase smoke pollution from the official record is on the rise.

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In California, unhealthy pollution from wildfire smoke has become dangerously common

In California, unhealthy pollution from wildfire smoke has become dangerously common

In 2010, the number of Californians living in areas exposed to at least one day of 100 micrograms of PM2.5 barely crossed 200,000. A decade later, that number increased to 4.5 million.

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How is wildfire smoke changing your daily life?

How is wildfire smoke changing your daily life?

NPR’s California Newsroom is collaborating with MuckRock and Columbia University’s Brown Institute for Media Innovation to investigate how wildfires affect air quality across the country. If the smoke from wildfires is damaging your health, disrupting your daily routine or forcing you to consider moving elsewhere, we want to hear from you.

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