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Health Risks in South Carolina from Oil and Gas Air Pollution

In the United States the oil and gas industry dumps millions of tons of air pollutants into our air each year.

While these pollutants cause health problems in states with oil and gas booms and intense activity, they also cause problems elsewhere, as air pollution travels across state borders. Although South Carolina does not have oil and gas wells operating in the state, the health of state residents is still affected by the air pollution released by the oil and gas industry.

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