News & Events

May Is Clean Air Month

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

For communities, organizations, and other clean air advocates around the country, May is Clean Air Month. Here in the Lehigh Valley - Berks County region, the Air Quality Partnership officially marks the beginning of the summer Ozone Season over Memorial Day Weekend and encourages everyone to sign up for daily ozone forecasts and to use public transportation (or otherwise reduce the emissions of ground-level ozone by reducing car trips, not mowing grass with a gas-powered mowers, not cooking out) on DEP-forecasted Ozone Action Days.

Check this news and events space for more details on this year's annual press conference and Ozone Season kickoff.