Monthly Archives: October 2014

Harvard Talks Health Benefits of Carbon Reduction

Yesterday we posted comments from the Virginia Asthma Coalition supporting the EPA’s new clean power plant rules, arriving at that support from an air quality/health perspective. To further support that line of thinking, here is the work of some Harvard … Continue reading

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Comments by the Virginia Asthma Coalition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Virginia Asthma Coalition supports health-based limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants. Reducing carbon emissions will reduce the impact of climate change on people with asthma. Also, the actions each state will take to reduce carbon emissions will … Continue reading

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Air Quality Spreadsheet Updated for September

An updated copy of the 2014 Air Quality Index spreadsheet has been uploaded to the site. Highlights: In September, all days were green AQI days except one yellow PM 2.5 day on Sept 2. No Orange, Unhealthy AQI days in … Continue reading

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Code Yellow Air Quality Forecast for Roanoke, 10/3

Air quality forecasts for October 3, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Dan Salkovitz, (804) 698-4404 or Mike Kiss, (804) 698-4460 Air quality forecasts for October 3, 2014 More detailed information is available on the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality web … Continue reading

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