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What’s In a Word? The Etymology of Smog

"The word thus coined is a contraction of smoke and fog — 'smog' — and its introduction was received with applause as being eminently...

Donora Smog Event

Temperature Inversions and Deadly Smog

Common to all three tragedies were two key elements. First, large factories in each area had been spewing enormous amounts of pollutants...