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Check out this article from the Richmond Times Dispatch: The Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board on Thursday unanimously approved a draft regulation to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants and link Virginia to a carbon-trading network of nine … Continue reading
Coalition member Sally Southard had a good piece on the connection between climate change and health in a recent Roanoke Times. [A recent study] paints a grim picture of a future without action to combat climate change, with alarming consequences … Continue reading
Great event tomorrow 5:30 pm at VT Carilion School of Medicine – health impacts of energy choices in our region. First, how renewables compare to fossil fuels. Then focus on impacts of natural gas pipelines on water and human health, … Continue reading
Our coalition is pleased to be working with the Respiratory Nursing Society to co-host this year’s 27th Annual Educational Conference. This is great opportunity to receive continuing education in the realms of asthma, COPD, and more. Early-bird registration is over … Continue reading
Some notes from Mark Barker, our intrepid air quality data analyst: Highlights 6 Yellow Moderate Ozone days and 2 Yellow Moderate Ozone days in July. For the most part, the yellow days were just in the Moderate zone, just over … Continue reading
Sign up for Roanoke Camp Catch UR Breath! The camp is for children with persistent asthma and will be held at the Virginia Western Natural Sciences Building from July 19th through 21st. Contact Sally Southard at email@example.com for more information.
Our monthly air quality tracking spreadsheet has been updated through November of 2016. Click the link to download the Excel sheet. The summary can be found in the table below:
It Takes a Community To Improve Child Health Friday, Dec. 2 | 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center 110 Shenandoah Ave., N.W., Roanoke, VA 24016 Join your colleagues for plenary and interactive sessions on a … Continue reading
Via coalition member Roanoke Valley Cool Cities Coalition: FORUM ON NATURAL GAS PIPELINES: DO WE NEED THEM? AT WHAT COST? WHEN: Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 6 PM WHERE: Roanoke College, Colket Center, main ballroom (3rd floor) http://www.roanoke.edu/about/visit/maps_and_directions Free and open … Continue reading
Coalition member Dr. Stuart Tousman is offering a free, online, asthma management course. Details are below. To get involved, contact Dr. Tousman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-985-8371.