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How is the east coast affected by the weather (and the pollution) in L.A.? Does the pollution in L.A. "travel" to the east coast? How?

A very small amount of pollution from the west coast reaches the east coast. Most of it is rained or snowed out of the air before it reaches the plains states. However, a small part, which is mixed up into the stratosphere may reach the east coast.

David Cook
meteorologist
Argonne National Laboratory


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