air quality http://kbia.org en National Analysis Suggests Cutting Carbon Dioxide Would Improve Air Quality In Missouri http://kbia.org/post/national-analysis-suggests-cutting-carbon-dioxide-would-improve-air-quality-missouri Cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants would also reduce other types of air pollution, both here in Missouri and nationally.<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Coal-fired power plants produce pollutants including sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and mercury." data-attribution="Credit Syracuse University News Services" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/styles/card_280/public/201406/Smokestack_Syr_U_news_services.JPG" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That's according to </span><a href="http://eng-cs.syr.edu/ Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:07:15 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 54427 at http://kbia.org National Analysis Suggests Cutting Carbon Dioxide Would Improve Air Quality In Missouri Columbia and Boone county score high on air quality, St. Louis and 8 counties fail http://kbia.org/node/32696 <p>Eight Missouri counties received an “F” grade in The American Lung Association’s recent“State of the Air” report card. The latest report was released Wednesday – grades U.S. counties and cities on air quality.&nbsp;</p><p>Out of the 17 counties with enough data available to issue a score, only Boone County received an “A” grade. And here’s the list of the counties that failed: Clay, Clinton, Jasper, Jefferson, Perry, St. Charles, St. Louis, and St. Louis city. Researchers used air quality data between 2009 and 2011 for the grading.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 13:35:21 +0000 Kristofor Husted 32696 at http://kbia.org