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Air Quality Keeps Getting Better and Better

Air Quality Keeps Getting Better and Better Despite one of the warmest summers on record, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality reports that Virginia had “the cleanest ground level ozone season” in at least 20 years and that it will seek a new federal Environmental Protection Agency designation for Northern Virginia. Air quality pollutants have shown […]

Air Quality Update: We Were Roasting!

We Were Roasting! Summer 2016 Breaking Heat Records but Not Pollution The summer of 2016 was the third hottest summer on record in the D.C. Metro area since record keeping began in 1871.  And according to the National Weather Service, the Washington region also experienced the second-hottest August on record with 23 days of 90-degree […]

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