Alison Saldanha

data journalist who led this investigation for NPR’s California Newsroom

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NPR’s California Newsroom partnered with Stanford University’s Environmental Change and Human Outcomes Lab to map the increasing prevalence of wildfire smoke across the United States.

Dangerous Air: We mapped the rise in wildfire smoke across America. Here’s how we did it

NPR’s California Newsroom partnered with Stanford University’s Environmental Change and Human Outcomes Lab to map the increasing prevalence of wildfire smoke across the United States.

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