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War Update: Baghdad Environment

A massive sandstorm that buffeted Iraq the past few days has calmed, but daytime skies remain dark over parts of Baghdad, obscured by thick smoke from blazing trenches of oil. Public health experts say the pollution from those fires could expose the people to yet another hazard. NPR's Joseph Shapiro reports.

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Joseph Shapiro is a NPR News Investigations correspondent.