Air pollution is causing asthma attacks and other serious health problems. If the Environmental Protection Agency creates stronger clean air protections, we could save over 7,000 lives per year nationwide. Tell President Obama to Clean Up Our Air!
Click on a dot on the map, to get more air pollution information about the county. All dots on the map indicate a U.S. county.
Red dots have the highest premature deaths attributable to coal (25 or more per year).
Purple dots have some premature deaths attributable to coal (up to 24).
"At risk" according to the EPA.
Other counties with many unhealthy days per year.
Smog is a type of air pollution that comes mostly from coal-fired power plants and from cars. Smog and other types of air pollution can cause health problems including chest pain, coughing, breathing difficulties, inflammation, throat irritation and congestion. And it can make conditions like bronchitis, emphysema and asthma worse or even fatal.