- How Toxic is Virginia's Air?
Description: Air pollution is a serious issue in the United States, and air pollutants like ozone, particle pollutants, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, and lead have all been linked to a variety of health conditions. Some of these conditions include heart attacks and strokes, nervous system and brain damage, bronchitis, asthma, and premature death just to name a few. This article will explain how Virginia’s air compares to the rest of the U.S., explains some sources and effects of pollution, and asks if lawsuits can really make a difference.
- DuPont and Virginia: What Chemicals are we Breathing Right Now?
Description: DuPont Chemical Corporation was recently ranked number 1 on a list of the worst air polluters in the country. They have four plants in Virginia, and they have put a great deal of toxins into out atmosphere.