Monthly Archives: October 2015

It’s Flu Season

It’s flu season again, and in addition to being nasty all on its own, the flu can complicate lung health.  Here’s some information you might need to know. Influenza (flu) is a contagious illness caused by a virus. It can … Continue reading

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Air Quality Tracking Updated for September 2015

We have updated our air quality tracker for data up to and including September 2015.  Continued thanks to coalition member Mark Barker of the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League (BREDL) for his work on this. The spreadsheet can be downloaded … Continue reading

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EPA Lowers Ozone Standard from 75 to 70 ppb

Via the Washington Times: The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday tightened the federal ozone standard, dismissing the concerns of powerful business groups and setting off a regulatory and legal fight that will last for the remainder of President Obama’s time … Continue reading

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