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Dale C., AK

I have COPD and I can tell how much worse the air in Lafayette has become in the last five years. I do not know how often it is actually checked by DEQ, but with the increase in commercial property, housing subdivisions and traffic, the air is much worse.

During sugar cane season, it should be illegal to burn the fields because of the pollution it causes! I do believe the charts are in favor of government and not the people, because it should be well in yellow and orange zones much more often than reported. Corporations and money always win over people's health. So be it!

I have COPD and I can tell how much worse the air in Lafayette has become in the last five years. I do not know how often it is actually checked by DEQ, but with the increase in commercial property, housing subdivisions and traffic, the air is much worse.

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