It is amazing how people can rationalize a scenario to fit their needs. I can overlook the low IQ folks who still don’t think global warming is a problem.
It’s harder to give a free pass to the educated folks who haven’t done their research.
The number of supporters for reducing the airborne micro silica particulate matter blowing at us is growing.
Having lived on the Nipomo Mesa for 11 years, I can tell you how it feels to have a doctor look you in the eye and tell you you have an end-stage disease that is irreversible and unfortunately you’ll be on supplemental oxygen for your few remaining years.
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When this happens to you or a loved one, you will buy ion filters and scrubbers for your in-house use. You will follow the alerts, and monitor your home for the PM 2.5 level at least 100 days a year from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
You might even get lucky and be accepted to a cardio pulmonary rehabilitation program, learn to breathe with lung disease, take medicines you never heard about and perform exercises to keep you functioning.
I hope that the entire community gets behind our right for clean air.
Perky Fisher, Nipomo