Will smoggy L.A. have ‘zero bad air’ in 2025? Don’t hold your breath

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It was one of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s most dramatic pledges in his sweeping “Green New Deal” for Los Angeles: “We will have zero days of unhealthy air quality by 2025.”

The goal, it turns out, was not as ambitious as it sounded.

Rather than using current federal health standards, the mayor’s plan…