Overall, the report said about 133 million Americans - more than four of 10 - live with unhealthful levels of air pollution, placing them at risk for premature death and other serious health effects such as lung cancer, asthma attacks, cardiovascular damage and developmental and reproductive harm.
But the October wildfires, the most deadly and destructive in California history, will make an impact on next year's report, lung association officials said.
The rate, however, has marginally increased in six years between 2010 and 2016 - the year for which the latest data is available. The American Lung Association says this type of pollution can cause unsafe health risks, especially for people already considered "at-risk".
"California has particularly struggled because of the topography - the bowl in the middle and the mountains there on the right-hand side of the state", Nolen said.
It also says that air pollution is the fourth-highest cause of death among all health risks globally, coming in below high blood pressure, diet and smoking.
Overall, particle pollution levels are slightly lower in our state compared to previous year, meaning there's less pollution caused by coal-fired power plants, diesel emissions, wildfires and wood-burning devices. And the poor grades in La Plata County, Colorado reflect that.
Bakersfield took the top spot in a list of cities with another variety of air pollution - small particulate matter, aka soot. "On the one hand, we are already getting "A" rating for Kent County for daily rating which helps to show that the passing process is possible", said Stewart.
Scientists have divided ozone into two types - good and bad.
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Ozone, or "smog", is a gas molecule that develops when nitrogen oxides or volatile organic compounds react with heat and sunlight. Franklin, Benewah, Lemhi and Shoshone counties also received low marks for their multiple number of "high particle pollution days".
Numbers of deaths attributable to ambient PM2.5 in 2016.
"When older adults or children with asthma breathe ozone-polluted air, too often they end up in the doctor's office, the hospital, or the emergency room", said Kevin Stewart, director of environmental health for the association's Mid-Atlantic chapter.
More than 150 pages detail air pollution in cities across the United States in the American Lung Association 19th's annual "State of the Air" report. It also noted that 560 million people in India and 416 million in China, were exposed to household air pollution in 2016 with 43% and 30%, respectively, of their populations using solid fuels.
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