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North Carolina Wildfire Study Fact Sheet

EPA scientists conducted a study using satellite imagery to identify counties in eastern North Carolina impacted by the 2008 wildfire, and emergency room visits for cardiac and respiratory problems in exposed and nearby unexposed counties to determine the health impact of the fire.

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