LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- The American Lung Association's "State of the Air 2013" report released Wednesday finds that Pulaski County cut year-round soot levels since the 2012 report. It's keeping with a trend seen across the nation.
Despite improvements in soot pollution, Pulaski County experienced more unhealthy days of smog.
Overall, "State of the Air 2013" shows that the air quality in Pulaski County, and nationwide, continues the long-term trend to much healthier air.
Hot Springs received #1 in cleanest metropolitan areas in the country for 24-hour particle pollution.