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2013-06-21 16:21:25

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an orange air quality action day for ozone for Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23 in the Lehigh Valley, Liberty-Clairton, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Susquehanna areas and in Mercer and Indiana counties. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and...

2013-06-20 16:24:24

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an orange air quality action day for ozone for Friday, June 21 in the Lehigh Valley, Liberty-Clairton, Pittsburgh and Susquehanna areas and Mercer County. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air...

2013-04-29 12:22:59

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania will join states across the nation this week in recognizing April 29 through May 3 as Air Quality Awareness Week. Air Quality Partnership teams across the state will host events to teach the public how to stay safe on air-quality action days and how to reduce air pollution. The Department of Environmental Protection's website lists details of various events. "Through smart and sensible policies, we've continued to see...

2012-08-23 10:22:25

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air quality forecasts predict Friday, Aug. 24, to be code Orange for ozone in nine regions across the state, the PA Department of Environmental Protection announced today. DEP and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an Orange air quality action day for ozone for Friday in the Lehigh Valley, Liberty-Clairton, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Susquehanna Valley regions. DEP has also issued code Orange air quality forecasts...

2012-08-22 10:21:50

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air quality forecasts predict Thursday, Aug. 23, to be code Orange for ozone in six regions across the state, the Department of Environmental Protection announced today. DEP and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an Orange air quality action day for ozone for Thursday in the Lehigh Valley, Liberty-Clairton, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Susquehanna Valley regions. DEP has also issued code Orange air quality forecasts...

2012-08-02 10:22:08

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air quality forecasts predict Friday, Aug. 3, to be code Orange for ozone in seven regions across the state, the Department of Environmental Protection announced today. DEP and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an Orange air quality action day for ozone for Friday in the Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Susquehanna Valley, Lehigh Valley and Liberty-Clairton regions. DEP has also issued code Orange air quality forecasts for...

2012-07-16 10:22:14

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast a code Orange air quality action day for ozone for Tuesday, July 17, in the Pittsburgh, Liberty-Clairton, Philadelphia, and Susquehanna Valley regions. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air...

2012-07-06 10:20:49

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast a code Orange air quality action day for ozone for Saturday, July 7, in the Lehigh Valley, Pittsburgh, Liberty-Clairton, Philadelphia, and Susquehanna Valley regions. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the...

2012-07-06 06:20:29

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast a code Orange air quality action day for ozone for Friday, July 6, for the Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Liberty-Clairton regions. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air pollution and...

2012-07-05 06:21:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast a code Orange air quality action day for ozone for today, July 5, for the Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Liberty-Clairton regions. On air quality action days, young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems, such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis, are especially vulnerable to the effects of air pollution and should limit...