A(n) Air Quality Action Day has been declared for Susquehanna Valley Area, PA, on Thursday, Aug 4 Tomorrow’s Forecast Thursday, Aug 4: 102 AQI Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Ozone 58 AQI Moderate Particle Pollution (2.5 microns) Extended Forecast Friday, Aug 5: 60 AQI Moderate Ozone 54 AQI Moderate Particle Pollution (2.5 microns) Current Conditions: Mostly […]
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Air Pollution Kills 10 Million People a Year. Why Do We Accept That as Normal? By David Wallace-Wells, Opinion Writer, NY Times, July 8, 2022 For every thousand people alive on earth, 973 are regularly inhaling toxins. Only 27 are not. Which means, almost certainly, you are too. Last fall, the World Health Organization lowered its […]
DEP Declares Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for Fine Particulate Matter for Thursday, January 13, 2022, in Multiple Areas of Pennsylvania Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has declared a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for fine particulate matter for Thursday, January 13, 2022, in the following areas of […]
PA DEP has extended the Code Orange Air Quality Action Day in the Susquehanna Valley to Monday, Nov. 8, 2021. According to the DEP news release, “An Air Quality Action Day will be declared for Monday as near calm winds and a strong morning inversion elevate PM2.5, especially prior to 10 a.m. The inversion will […]
By Adeel Hassan NY Times, Aug. 6, 2021 The Air Quality Index measures the density of five pollutants: ground-level ozone, particulates, carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, and sulfur dioxide. It was established by the Environmental Protection Agency as a way to communicate to Americans the cleanliness of the air they are breathing each day. Read more
DEP has declared an Air Quality Action Day due to OZONE pollution in the Susquehanna Valley, PA, for Wednesday, Aug 25 Tomorrow’s Forecast Wednesday, Aug 25: 102 AQI Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Ozone 57 AQI Moderate Particle Pollution (2.5 microns) Extended Forecast Thursday, Aug 26: 98 AQI Moderate Ozone 57 AQI Moderate Particle Pollution (2.5 […]
Harrisburg, PA. An Air Quality Action Day for fine particulate matter will be in effect once again in the Susquehanna Valley for Wednesday, July 21. A cold front pushing to the south and east will improve conditions and help to move the wildfire smoke out of the area, but this feature will not arrive until […]
Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for fine particulate matter for Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in the following areas of Pennsylvania: • The southeastern counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia; • The Lehigh Valley-Berks Area which includes the counties of […]
Forecast Thursday, May 20: 101 AQI Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Ozone 53 AQI Moderate Particle Pollution (2.5 microns) **An Air Quality Action Day is in effect for ozone Thursday** Current conditions: A strong ridge of high pressure, both at the surface and aloft, is creating very warm conditions this Wednesday afternoon, and ozone formation […]