Heat & Pollution

Around the country, a heat wave has people suffering under oppressive temperatures. NPR's John Nielsen says that the weather is also compounding air pollution problems. Environmentalists and EPA officials point to those pollution problems as a sign of what's to come if global warming brings higher temperatures on a regular basis.

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