May 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

D.C.-Area Ozone Exceeds Healthy Levels for First Time This Year

As predicted, the air quality in the Washington region has fallen this week, marking the first “Code Orange” days of 2018. Ozone levels exceeded EPA air quality standards Wednesday, and Thursday is expected to be a “Code Orange” day as well, according to data from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) and Clean Air […]

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April 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

State of the Air Report

How healthy is your air? The American Lung Association’s annual State of the Air report is out today and Montgomery County gets some mixed grades. The report reviews monitoring data on the two most common and harmful types of air pollution – ozone (smog) and particle pollution (soot) – and compiles a “report card” telling […]

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