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As California’s Largest Lake Dries up, It Threatens Nearby Communities with Clouds of Toxic Dust
Jun 6, 2018 - Details the health and environmental impacts related to California's Salton Sea drying up. As more and more of the sea floor is exposed and dries out, most dust is blown up into the air. Thick with years of agricultural run-off, this dust has contributed to this rural area having some of the highest rates of asthma in the country.
Source: The Verge
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