Monthly Archives: March 2015

2015 Air Quality Updated

Our air quality tracker spreadsheet has been updated for February.  The main pollutant for the month was PM 2.5, continuing the trend for this to be an area of concern within the Roanoke Valley. Thus far in March, we have … Continue reading

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Code Yellow Air Quality Forecast for Roanoke, 3/10

More detailed information is available on the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality web site at http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Air/AirQualityForecasting.aspx Hampton Roads Color Code: Yellow – Moderate air quality Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution Richmond Color Code: Yellow – Moderate air quality Primary Pollutant: Particle … Continue reading

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Children In Southern California Breathing Easier, Study Says

Reprinted from: http://usceh.blogspot.com/2015/03/CleanAirLA.html Children’s lungs grew stronger as pollution declined throughout the Southern California basin over the past two decades A 20-year study finds that millennial children in Southern California breathe easier than ones who came of age in the … Continue reading

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