Re "Inhaling a heart attack," Opinion, June 23, and "A factory goes silent, and state gets the blame," June 23
In the Opinion section, we learn that the toxic smog we collectively create and conspire to breathe raises the risk of heart attacks.
The article points out the difficult personal, political and economic choices we will have to make to deal with the mounting evidence that the air we share is a contributor to a significant health problems.
Elsewhere, we are told of the loss of 300 manufacturing jobs when a company decides it is better to leave the state than to comply with requirements of the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The company chooses to move rather than clean up the mess it has created.