Smog Almost Killed New York City, Here’s How

In the 1950s and 1960s, New York City was plagued with ‘killer smog.’ At times, the city looked a lot like Beijing, China does today. So how did this iconic American metropolis become so toxic, and what happened to inspire change?

When Did Environmentalism Become So Political?
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