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Monthly Archives: July 2014
Recently, coalition member Stuart Tousman – longtime member of the GRVAAQC and president of the Virginia Asthma Coalition – offered the following remarks at a press conference in support of the EPA’s new regulations concerning carbon emissions: My name is … Continue reading
From my inbox to your blog feed: From: Laura Kate Anderson Bender, Laura.Bender@lung.org I thought you all might be interested in some upcoming opportunities to weigh in on cutting carbon pollution (that don’t require you to travel to DC!) The Virginia … Continue reading
Last week in Roanoke saw a huge plunge in temperatures unusual for July, and this week has seen an uneven return of more normal temperatures and normal humidity levels. It’s also corresponded with a sudden shortness-of-breath and allergy-attack feeling I’ve … Continue reading
Yesterday’s 24 hour ave. for PM 2.5 ended up being 29.2 ug/m3 or an AQI of 87. The highest in the past 2 and a half years. A major culprit appears to be a fire in Botetourt County. In previous … Continue reading