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March , 2017
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New Pollution Detection Tech Highlights Toxic Risks in Southern California Air

Source: govtech.com, Date: March , 2017

govtech.com, California, Mar, 2017 :†As the reports began landing on Wayne Nastriís desk last fall showing alarmingly high levels of cancer-causing pollution had been unexpectedly detected in a working-class area of southeast Los Angeles County, a stark concern arose: This may not be an isolated problem. The reports were scooping up data from a new generation of monitors deployed by Nastriís agency, tasked with keeping the air clean from the beaches stretching from Santa Monica to Dana Point and inland to Palm Springs. Scattered on telephones polls in Paramount neighborhoods, the technology for the first time allowed regulators to track how pollution from industrial plants was traveling across the community.

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