News 12 Brooklyn: Report: Air quality has deteriorated in city, BX

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04/27/11 THE BRONX - A report from the American Lung Association has bad news for residents in the Bronx and the rest of the city.

The group's 2010 State of the Air report claims the Bronx has the worst air quality in the metropolitan area. The Bronx was given a failing grade when it came to ozone pollution.

However, the borough did show an improvement in particle pollution in the air. Particle pollution can cause asthma and breathing problems for residents.