Report: West Texas in Top 23 Cities with the Cleanest Air

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND/ODESSA - It's a breath of fresh air, a new study names Midland and Odessa in the top 23 cities with the cleanest air.

In their "State of the Air" report, the American Lung Association named West Texas as one of the pollution-free areas in the United States.

They say about 58 percent of Americans live in towns with unhealthy levels of pollution.

The report states our air quality is based mainly on car and truck emissions, clean plants and electricity use.