News: ‘Young lungs matter’: Students march to Capitol to battle pollution ‘monster’

Emily Larson
Deseret News
February 4, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY — “Pollution is like a monster,” fifth-grader Elliott Mumm boldly declared to roughly 1,000 students gathered in the Capitol rotunda Thursday for a clean air rally.

The Madeleine Choir School student continued his speech by spouting off statistics and small suggestions for change. He concluded with a fist pump and a “woot,” and then walked back to sit among the 19 other fifth-grade student speakers. …

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