air quality http://wamc.org en “State of the Air 2014” Mixed Report Card For NYS http://wamc.org/post/state-air-2014-mixed-report-card-nys <p>The American Lung Association's 15th annual “State of the Air” report shows that poor air quality aggravated by climate change remains a significant public health concern.&nbsp; New York figures are mixed.</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 17:01:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 89472 at http://wamc.org “State of the Air 2014” Mixed Report Card For NYS Report: Upstate NY Air Quality Improving http://wamc.org/post/report-upstate-ny-air-quality-improving <p>The American Lung Association released its State of the Air 2013 report on Wednesday. Compiled with 2011 data, the report finds more than 131.8 million people in the U.S. live in counties with unhealthy levels of ozone or particle pollution.<br><br>Ozone and particle pollution grades have improved in upstate counties monitored. Seiler says that although the grades given are better than in previous years, they are not grades that any student would want to brag about, with a few exceptions.<br> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 16:21:48 +0000 Dave Lucas 63210 at http://wamc.org Report: Upstate NY Air Quality Improving Report: Ozone pollution still a problem in MA http://wamc.org/post/report-ozone-pollution-still-problem-ma <p>More than a third of Massachusetts residents live in a county with failing air quality, according to a new study. WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill has more&hellip;</p><p>A report by the American Lung Association found that of the 12 Massachusetts&#39; counties with air quality monitors, five have improved their grades for ozone pollution while six received an F.</p><p>Those counties that improved the ozone grade include Berkshire, Barnstable, Middlesex, Norfolk and Suffolk,</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 14:25:19 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 37574 at http://wamc.org Report: Ozone pollution still a problem in MA