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Old May 18th, 2019, 03:24   #29
IndigoBlueWagon
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Originally Posted by bizzle View Post
CARB has cleaned up our air as anyone who has lived here since the 70s can attest to.
I object to CARB's predatory stance towards diesels, which dates back to the Nixon administration, but I have to agree that the air quality in the LA basin would be far worse without the regulations. Not that it's good. LA had 87 days of what's considered dangerous ozone pollution in the summer of '18. And asthma rates among children in LA county are far higher than the rest of the US.

Regardless, I can't imagine what it would be like without the regulations and their enforcement.
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