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2011-07-21 16:10:00

ALBANY, N.Y., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced that Friday, July 22 is an Air Quality Action Day, a day when air quality will be unhealthy, especially for sensitive individuals, such as children, seniors and people with asthma and other respiratory ailments, due to forecasted high levels of ground-level ozone and particulate matter (PM) pollution.

2011-07-20 16:20:00

ALBANY, N.Y., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced that Thursday, July 21 is an Air Quality Action Day, a day when air quality will be unhealthy, especially for sensitive individuals, such as children, seniors and people with asthma and other respiratory ailments, due to forecasted high levels of ground-level ozone pollution.

2011-07-18 09:42:00

ALBANY, N.Y., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced that Monday, July 18 is an Air Quality Action Day, a day when air quality will be unhealthy, especially for sensitive individuals, such as children, seniors and people with asthma and other respiratory ailments, due to forecasted high levels of ground-level ozone pollution.

2011-07-14 13:16:48

Tiny chemical particles emitted by diesel exhaust fumes could raise the risk of heart attacks, research has shown.

2011-07-11 10:23:00

ALBANY, N.Y., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced that Monday, July 11 is an Air Quality Action Day, a day when air quality will be unhealthy, especially for sensitive individuals, such as children, seniors and people with asthma and other respiratory ailments, due to forecasted high levels of ground-level ozone pollution.

2011-07-07 09:08:00

ALBANY, N.Y., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced that Thursday, July 7 is an Air Quality Action Day, a day when air quality will be unhealthy, especially for sensitive individuals, such as children, seniors and people with asthma and other respiratory ailments, due to forecasted high levels of ground-level ozone pollution.

2011-07-05 23:09:06

Long-term exposure to air pollution can lead to physical changes in the brain, as well as learning and memory problems and even depression, new research in mice suggests.

2011-07-05 15:15:00

ALBANY, N.Y., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced that tomorrow, July 6 will be an Air Quality Action Day, a day when air quality will be unhealthy, especially for sensitive individuals, such as children, seniors and people with asthma and other respiratory ailments, due to forecasted high levels of ground-level ozone pollution.

2011-07-01 15:55:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PA Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast air quality action days for this weekend in four of Pennsylvania's forecasting 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 outdoor activities. The air quality...

2011-06-08 14:41:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Thursday, June 9, in three of Pennsylvania's forecasting 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 outdoor activities. The air...


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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