"The worst in the state."
"Tampa is an F."
We're not the only ones who have asked this question. In 2012, local TV station WTSP looked into the issue.
TAMPA, Fla. - The American Lung Association recently gave Hillsborough County an “F” for ozone pollution. Some environmentalists claim Tampa's air is the worst in Florida, and could contribute to respiratory problems among children, the elderly, and those with heart and lung conditions. The I-Team looked into the air we breathe and the major contributors to pollution in Tampa.