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Many states have ended lookout programs. But in Pennsylvania, the state agency that oversees forest districts thinks spotters in towers are the best way to catch fires early and prevent them from spreading. So the state just spent more than $4 million on 16 new towers.
The county, home to U.S. Steel’s Clairton plant, is trying to bring particulate matter down to federally mandated levels by 2021.