On the Radio: Smog creates health risks for Iowans


Smog over Chicago. Photo by Chronographia von Strangehours, Flickr

Listen to this week’s radio segment here.  It discusses the negative impact that smog has on Iowa and the rest of the Midwest.

Emphysema, bronchitis and asthma – those are just a few conditions that can be caused or worsened by smog, a form of pollution we usually associate with coastal states.

But there’s plenty of smog here in Iowa – enough to damage our health. Continue reading