The war on smog has been called one of America’s greatest environmental successes. But in the last few years, we’ve backslid. https://lat.ms/2J3MOIl
Bad air days are ticking up across the nation. And in Southern California, the amount of pollution you breathe is highly dependent on where you live.
Farther inland, communities like San Bernardino continue to suffer many more bad air days, higher smog levels and some of the highest asthma rates in the state.
To meet looming federal deadlines, the region must slash emissions by more than half in the next several years. But how and where will the $14 billion needed to do so come from?
We’ve built an interactive tool to illustrate the smog funding shortfall -- and what it would take to fix it. How would you raise $14 billion to make our air cleaner? https://lat.ms/2RNm15I
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