Air pollutants a problem in CV
Published: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 16:10
The ongoing discussion of how Cache Valley’s inversion-enhanced pollution problems affect public health is nothing new to Logan natives. USU professor Roger Coulombe addressed the issue during a Science Unwrapped lecture at the university Friday.
Many Cache Valley residents wonder how much of an impact they can actually make.
“Is it really something we can fix, or are we screwed?” asked Storee Powell, one of about 200 people who attended the lecture.
Variations of the question have been asked many times to Coulombe, a professor of toxicology and director of the interdepartmental graduate toxicology program at USU.
But the question he spent nearly an hour answering Friday was how the historically awful pollution affects human health.
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