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2014-04-11 13:12:51

[ Watch the Video: Ozone-Rich Air Descends From On High ] Kathryn Hansen, NASA's Earth Science News Team Outdoor enthusiasts in Colorado's Front Range are occasionally rewarded with remarkable visibility brought about by dry, clear air and wind. But it's what people in the mountainous U.S. West can't see in conditions like this – ozone plunging down to the ground from high in the stratosphere, the second layer of the atmosphere – that has attracted the interest of NASA scientists,...

2013-08-01 12:23:43

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today announced that its long-term air monitoring study in southwestern Pennsylvania will continue through the end of the year. The agency also released a technical support document that provides additional information about the study's scope and process. "The use of natural gas holds great promise in continuing recent trends of cleaner air in this state, and the data from this study...

2013-07-18 23:27:02

“Keeping It Clean: Our Air, Our Health” addressed ground-level ozone, public health and economic development. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Stakeholders across multiple disciplines met on July 11 to raise awareness of air quality concerns as the Alamo City edges closer to EPA “non-attainment” with increased ground level ozone levels (a.k.a. “smog”) from an economic boom in one of the fastest-growing metro areas. Held at Rackspace’s global headquarters, the Keeping...

2013-07-09 23:01:13

Mission Verde Alliance in conjunction with San Antonio Clean Technology Forum will host the “Keeping It Clean: Our Air, Our Health” forum at Rackspace’s global headquarters, where the public will join government, business and health leaders in addressing the challenges of diminished air quality. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Mission Verde Alliance in conjunction with San Antonio Clean Technology Forum will host the “Keeping It Clean: Our Air, Our Health” forum at...

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...

2013-06-19 23:02:06

Taking part in the largest U.S. air quality field project in decades, the National Center for Atmospheric Research is working with partners to study pollution in the Southeast. The study looks at the impact of chemical reactions occurring between human-related pollution and volatile organic compounds emitted from vegetation. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Taking part in the largest U.S. air quality field project in decades, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is working...

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...

2012-08-15 23:01:12

Summer contest aims to raise awareness about air quality in the region Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 A summer contest offers residents of Pennsylvania the chance to win prizes for guessing when the Steel City´s “First Clean Air Day of Summer” will occur. Much like a television weatherman might ask viewers to pick the first snow day of the year, the contest asks people to submit their guess for the First Clean Air Day of Summer. The contest is part of an ongoing...