Air Pollution In Detroit

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Wayne County's Mounting Pollution Problem - For decades, residents from the City of Detroit and nearby downriver neighborhoods have been affected by a number of heavy industrial operations in their communities. The Michigan Department of Community Health has deemed this area the “Epicenter of Asthma Burden,” due to the health consequences these local families face. 92 Schools in Wayne country are in areas where the air is unsafe to breathe. 

How should the state address this growing air pollution problem that is caused in large part by coal burning plants?