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Business leaders support local air pollution monitoring

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: October 17, 2022 6:06 AM CT | Published: October 17, 2022 4:00 AM CT

The Shelby County Health Department is in danger of losing its authority to monitor local air pollution as the state pressures the program to address understaffing, numerous audit findings and a permit backlog. 

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Memphis Community Against Pollution Justin Pearson Shelby County Health Deparatment Subscriber Only

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  1. Keely Brewer
  2. Ian Round

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Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.

Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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