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Air Quality Awareness Week and the Start of the 2012 Ozone Season

Monday, April 30, 2012

Today marks the beginning of the US EPA / NOAA Air Quality Awareness Week and the start of ozone forecasting season for the Commonwealth of PA.

Monday, April 30 Air Quality Awareness's theme of the day is It's Not Just Ozone. Particle Pollution Matters, Too. For more details, visit

In the Lehigh Valley and Berks County region, the Air Quality Partnership is excited to announce the beginning of our Second Annual SHARE THE RIDE CHALLENGE coming at the end of May. Visit to learn more about how this interactive initiative helps reduce ground-level ozone in the season when our lungs our especially vulnerable to this dangerous pollutant.