US Dust storms getting worse, posing serious human health consequences

US Dust storms getting worse, posing serious human health consequences

Soil erosion in the West is getting worse. And that’s creating more dust – which isn’t good for ecosystems, human health or the economy. A study from the U.S. Geological Survey says more than 200 thousand square miles of land in the U.S. is more susceptible than ever to soil erosion from wind. And roughly two-thirds of […]

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