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Monthly Archives: April 2014
May is Asthma Month. Our coalition will be hosting a number of events throughout the Roanoke Valley, including partnering with our local governments to offer proclamations in support of this important awareness effort. For more information on Asthma Month, visit … Continue reading
Want to take an active part in keeping the valley’s air clean? Take the Clean Commute Challenge over at RIDE Solutions. Pledge to bike, walk, carpool, telecommute, or take transit one or more days in May and you’ll help keep … Continue reading
A Chinese artist made a point about Beijing’s struggle with smog: BEIJING (AP) — Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city’s choking … Continue reading
Salem’s City Council recognized the growing problem of asthma which affects about 2,000 children and adults in the city, by proclaiming May 2014 as Asthma Awareness Month. Council member Lisa Garst presented the official proclamation to Diana Christopulos of Salem, … Continue reading
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to Resume Ozone Air Quality Forecasts via E-mail on Monday, April 14th
Sign up for the local Air Quality Action day list at ridesolutions.org. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will resume ground-level ozone air quality forecasts in addition to the currently-issued particle pollution forecasts via e-mail on Monday, April 14th. … Continue reading