Monthly Archives: May 2014

Code Green Air Quality All Weekend

Air quality forecasts for May 31, June 1, June 2, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kristen Stumpf, (804) 698-4414 or Mike Kiss, (804) 698-4460 Air quality forecasts for May 31, June 1, June 2, 2014 More detailed information is available … Continue reading

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New Draft Ozone Standards Due December 2014

The EPA was supposed to revisit their standards for ground-level ozone, currently 76 parts per billion (ppb) over a three year average, some years ago but for one reason or another have continued to put the decision off.  It has … Continue reading

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2014 Data Updated

Sn updated version of the 2014 AQI data spreadsheet is now available for download here.

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Officers for 2014-2015

The following candidates have been nominated as officers for 2014-2015: President: Regina Rackow President-elect: Donna Bond Secretary: Kim Carter Treasurer: Sally Southard The Coalition is still accepting nominees and will hold elections at our June meeting.

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Yellow Air Quality for Particulates Today

From member Diana Christopulos: As you may have noticed, air quality is poor today in the Roanoke region – and in the entire state of Virginia – due to particle pollution. http://www.airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=airnow.local_city&mapcenter=0&cityid=191 May is Asthma Awareness month, and as it … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Administrator McCarthy Highlights Clean Air Efforts During Asthma Awareness Month

Agency Honors Community-Focused Asthma Programs WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing the start of Asthma Awareness Month and highlighting the agency’s efforts to improve air quality, protect public health, and take action to address climate change. … Continue reading

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