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The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the nation's most polluted national park as determined by measurements of visibility, ozone levels, and acid precipitation. Manuel discusses causes of the pollution and what steps are being taken to deal with the problem.
Homeowners who invest in energy-saving additions to their homes without the proper knowledge may be exposed to indoor air pollution. In modern tightly-sealed houses, the inside air is replaced only about once every ten hours. Pollutants trapped in the air can account for substantial and premature mortality.