Fireworks can make bad air quality even worse. For some cities, the answer is drones #drone #droneday
Part of the excitement of fireworks is how archaic they are. But, like many dangers of the past, it might be time to retire rocketing gunpowder into the sky. Now with extra concerns over air quality drones seem to be the next obvious choice for jubilee.
This article for NPR makes a strong case for more drone shows.
During average years, July 4th brings a sizable 42% increase in the level of fine particulate pollutants (also known as PM 2.5) across the U.S., putting it in line with some wildfire events.
And while that pollution typically dissipates quickly — usually around noon on July 5th — the concentration can be high enough to aggravate symptoms for those with respiratory issues.
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