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I-81 Plans Bring New Concerns About Exposure to Lead

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Click play to hear why a local lead task force member is worried about more than just old housing. Audio Transcript: Maier – Lead on Syracuse’s Bridges By Natalie Maier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Plans to renovate Interstate Route 81 have been the topic of conversation for over six months now. But local safety activists have […]

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Environment, Health

Climate Change: The Time is Now

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By Danielle Gehman SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The direct effects of climate change are not always obvious, but in China they’re hard to miss.  Beijing issued its first ever “red alert” for air pollution on Tuesday, shutting down most of the capital city.  The air quality level was ten times higher than the World Health Organization’s […]

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