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Dust Bowl 2.0? Rising Great Plains dust levels stir concerns

A dust storm in the Texas panhandle. Fueled by drought and agriculture, dust levels in parts of the Great Plains have doubled in 20 years, researchers say. KEITH LADZINSKI/National Geographic By Roland PeaseOct. 20, 2020 , 10:50 AM Earlier this month, a storm front swept across the Great Plains of the United States, plowing up …

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