Carbon Footprint Heavy in Local Area: Sentinel News

May 20th, 2008: The Sentinel News

Carbon Footprint Heavy in Local Area

Editorial

Excerpt: “We’re starting to get accustomed to bad news on the pollution front for the Harrisburg-Carlisle metropolitan area.

Studies have previously cited lower-than-average air quality in general and high particulate matter content in our local air. Now, there’s a new study from the Brookings Institution that ranks our region ninth among the metro areas with the highest carbon footprint.

Past studies that focused on air pollution gave birth to Carlisle’s local Clean Air Board and prompted reactions from local residents opposed to further warehouse development in the area. While there’s likely to be similar reactions from these quarters, we’d like to point out that this new ranking has much wider implications.”

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