Residents of an Iowa county that has made national headlines for its struggles with air pollution will now receive electronic warnings when air quality poses a health hazard.
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Plans to reduce air pollution and strong odors from a coal-powered ethanol, alcohol and grain mill in Iowa’s most polluted city were met with skepticism by some area residents last night.
Muscatine, Iowa, has the worst air quality in the state, and is again under EPA scrutiny after years of maintaining allowable air pollution levels. But plans to clean up emissions won’t be adopted for several years, leaving residents in a haze of regulation and red tape.