Cache Valley has some of the worst air in the nation a few days out of the year, typically in the winter time. Even short-term exposure to air pollution can cause long-term health effects according to studies conducted at Utah State University. Today on the program, Utah State University toxicologist Dr. Roger Coloumbe joins us to discuss the Cache Valley air pollution studies and how it impacts our health.
Then Science Questions explores the recent Colorado flood with author Laura Pritchett. She watched and listened to the flood from her Colorado home and observed the aftermath that included thousands of gallons of fracking fluid leaking into the rivers.