EPA will monitor air near 62 schools

March 31, 2009
Agency seeks to determine if proximity to toxic chemicals is affecting schoolchildren.

From USA Today: In an effort to determine whether air pollution from toxic chemicals is affecting schoolchildren, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to monitor the air outside 62 schools in 22 states. Texas and Ohio have the most schools on the list, with seven each; Pennsylvania has six. The plan will cost about $2.25 million.

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