Earth Day Seminar Aims to Clear the Air: Patriot News

April 21st, 2006: The Patriot News, Harrisburg, PA

by Angela Pomponio

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Excerpt:  “The Rev. Jennifer McKenna, the board’s president and associate pastor at Second Presbyterian Church, said residents might not realize that soot on their homes or doctor visits for bronchial problems could be linked to particulate pollution.

‘I think that’s part of the problem. I don’t think people do know,’ McKenna said. ‘It’s a matter of educating our community.’

McKenna said the group is not opposed to the trucking industry, but wants community leaders to consider air quality when making future land-use decisions. “

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