11 minutes | Jun 8, 2023

Wildfire smoke causes record air pollution in the Eastern U.S.

The eastern U.S. has been blanketed in smoke from Canadian wildfires over the past few days. It’s gotten so bad that many places, like New York City, broke air quality records. We have what you need to know.

  • Plus, preparing for student loans to come back this summer.

Guests: Axios' Javier David and Jacob Knutson, The Washington Post’s Danielle Douglas-Gabriel.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Alexandra Botti, Fonda Mwangi, Lydia McMullen-Laird and Alex Sugiura. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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