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Final AQI Data for 2014

Our data guru, Mark Barker, has compiled the last of the air quality data for 2014, which you can see below.  Here are some of the highlights we wanted to bring to the fore: 2014 Highlights: Particulate matter pollution is … Continue reading

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New Ozone Standards to Be Announced

The EPA is expected, shortly, to announce new ozone standards for air quality.  Currently, the standard is 75 parts per billion, a number which the Roanoke Valley has remained under for a number of years.  Scientists recommend the standard be … Continue reading

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Code Yellow Air Quality Day for Monday, June 16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Dan Salkovitz, (804) 698-4404 or Mike Kiss, (804) 698-4460 Air quality forecasts for June 14, June 15, and June 16, 2014 More detailed information is available on the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality web site at … Continue reading

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New Draft Ozone Standards Due December 2014

The EPA was supposed to revisit their standards for ground-level ozone, currently 76 parts per billion (ppb) over a three year average, some years ago but for one reason or another have continued to put the decision off.  It has … Continue reading

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Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to Resume Ozone Air Quality Forecasts via E-mail on Monday, April 14th

Sign up for the local Air Quality Action day list at ridesolutions.org. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will resume ground-level ozone air quality forecasts in addition to the currently-issued particle pollution forecasts via e-mail on Monday, April 14th. … Continue reading

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