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Current Heat Wave Affecting Air Quality In Mass. 03:35

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The continuing heat wave is affecting air quality in parts of our region. Air quality alerts have been issued across the southeastern portion of Massachusetts, as well as the entirety of Rhode Island and parts of Connecticut. We explain why some have it worse than others.


  • Nancy Seidman, assistant commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection


This segment aired on July 17, 2012.

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