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The Wilkes-Barre Times Leader
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Matt Hughes

A new air quality study by a Pennsylvania environmental advocacy group found the commonwealth has the sixth-most smog-ridden air in the nation.

The air quality in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre/Hazleton region is not as bad as other metropolitan areas around the state and the country, but the advent of natural gas drilling could contribute to a worsening of air quality in the long run, a spokeswoman for the environmental group said Wednesday.

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http://wilkes-barre.pa-city.com/2011/09/22/group-pa-s-air-quality-6th-worst-wilkes-barre-times-leader/