Air pollution and asthma-part 1 of a series rom Bay Area News Group


The Bay Area News Group (which publishes the Oakland Tribune and the San Jose Mercury News) is in the middle of publishing a series on asthma. One of their first stories talks about the problem of air pollution and its connection to asthma. Here’s the link to the series.


You can keep the conversation going by submitting letters to the editor in response to the story. Email your letters (175 words maximum) to triblet@bayareanewsgroup.comand/or For example, you might want to emphasize which agencies – like the Bay Area Air Quality Management District or Air Resources Board – have the authority and responsibility to clean our air faster to prevent problems like asthma.