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Northwoods Air Quality Among Best In Wisconsin


The Northwoods gets high marks for air quality.

The American Lung Association is out with its annual "State of the Air" report. Vilas county received an "A" grade for a lack of polluting  ozone. The survey grades counties which have had their air monitored for at least three years.

The Lung Association also graded counties on their particle pollution. Twelve counties got "A" ratings, including Vilas and Forest counties.

Counties in southeastern Wisconsin were rated "F" for ozone pollution, but said much of that rating comes from the lousy air in Chicago. Kenosha had the state's worst grade. Dane county, with Madison as the hub, got a 'B', grade while Brown county and Green Bay got a "D" rating.

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