Air Pollution Hearing

The air in Philadelphia is better than it was 25 years ago, according to Health Commissioner Tom Farley. He testified that from having “Severe non-attainment” of EPA standards on polluting chemicals, it now complies with all except for Ozone, where it still falls short of the standard.

“This progress has happened even as the national standards for attainment have become more stringent,” he said.

By Pat Loeb

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