Tony Barboza

Tony Barboza is a reporter who covers air quality and the environment with a focus on Southern California. He has been on staff at the Los Angeles Times since 2006,is a graduate of Pomona College and completed a Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado.
El 4 de julio trae la peor contaminación del aire en el año. Puedes agradecérselo a los fuegos artificiales

Existe un peligro generalizado por la explosión de productos pirotécnicos: aumenta la contaminación del aire tan bruscamente que se vuelve peligroso respirar.

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The Fourth of July brings some of the year's worst air pollution. You can thank fireworks

There's a downside to the yearly outburst of patriotism and pyrotechnics on July 4: It spikes air pollution so sharply it becomes dangerous for everyone to breathe.