Wildfires cause air pollution to soar in Washington, Oregon

Robert Besser 23rd October 2022, 03:57 GMT+11PORTLAND, Oregon: According to U.S. government data, wildfires in Oregon and Washington are blanketing...

October 23, 2022
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Robert Besser 23rd October 2022, 03:57 GMT+11PORTLAND, Oregon: According to U.S. government data, wildfires in Oregon and Washington are blanketing much of the Pacific Northwest with smoke, affecting residents in Seattle, Portland and other parts of the two states with the worst air pollution in the country.Last week, the sky was brown and the air was difficult to breathe in the Seattle area, home to some 4 million people."It has been making me dizzy," said local resident Joe Dinkins, as quoted by Reuters.

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