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posted 04/29/22

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Exposure to air pollution has long been a public health issue for people in South San Luis Obispo County.
The more people are exposed to poor air quality on the Mesa, the sicker they become over time — dealing with allergy symptoms, breathing issues and, for some, even lung disease.
Air pollution from blowing dust on the Nipomo Mesa is hitting people of color and low-income folks especially hard.