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Remember when all those cars were on the road for four days because SEPTA workers were on strike and nobody could take the bus or the subway?
Yeah. It was pretty nasty. But it gets worse.
According to Philadelphia Department of Public Health, air pollution was four times as worse during morning rush hours. That means the level of super tiny particles produced by the burning of fossil fuels — the kind of particles that cause breathing issues and heart disease — increased fourfold.
The Inquirer has the story.-30-
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