“We’re moving in the wrong direction, with nearly 21 million more people breathing dirty air than in last year’s report,” said Paul Billings, the national senior vice president of public policy for the American Lung Association.
That’s particularly bad news for people like Tim Seib, a 37-year-old New York City regional theater director who has suffered from asthma his entire life.
“Knowing we’ve let our air get worse is maddening to me because air quality directly affects my day to day health,” Seib said. “It’s not like a political stance, it’s not an ideology thing.”
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