Entries by Clean Air Board

DEP declares Air Quality Action Day for Aug. 4

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 […]

Air Pollution Kills 10 Million People a Year.

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 Orange Air Quality Action Day for Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022

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 […]

DEP declares Ozone Action Day for Aug. 25

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 […]

DEP declares air quality action day for July 20

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 […]