Houston Smog

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NPR's John Burnett reports on Houston's air pollution problem. Though Houston has the worst ground-level ozone in the country, business leaders have remained reluctant to tighten their emissions standards. But now these leaders are becoming more open to change, as they realize that Houston's reputation for poor air quality is making it harder to attract new businesses and talented employees.



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