Posts Tagged ‘ air quality ’

Buses free in RI Thursday amid air quality alert

Jul 18th, 2013 | By

Most public buses will be free for the day in Rhode Island as officials have declared an air quality alert and asked people to help reduce pollution. The state Department of Environmental Management declared the alert for Thursday, when more high temperatures and humidity are expected. For more on this story, visit: Buses free in

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Power Outages Lead to Air Quality Alert

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has issued an air quality action day for Westport an area until midnight. An air quality action day means that particulate matter within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy levels for parts of Connecticut due to elevated levels of particle pollution. For more on this

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English Station power plant in New Haven to be demolished; owner mum on future

Aug 18th, 2011 | By

NEW HAVEN — Preliminary work is under way to tear down the mothballed English Station power plant, with demolition of the building scheduled to be completed early next year, according to a representative of the plant’s owner.

Unhealthy Air Quality Forecast for Thursday July 21 and Friday July 22

Jul 21st, 2011 | By

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has forecast unhealthy air quality due to elevated concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution throughout all of Connecticut for Thursday, July 21, 2011 and Friday July 22, 2011.

Support the Community Green Fund Bill

Feb 4th, 2011 | By

Could your town use some work on its: Energy conservation and efficiency? Storm sewers? Brownfield remediation and redevelopment? Air and water quality? Alternative Energy production? Well, here’s what you can do!

Hot Summer Meant More Smog Days, but Long-Term Trend is to Cleaner Air

Oct 1st, 2010 | By

As the 2010 summer ozone season comes to an end, EPA today confirmed that New Englanders experienced an increase in the number of poor air quality days this year, compared to 2009.

For better air, we need efficient air conditioners

Sep 13th, 2010 | By

The air quality last week was the state’s worst in years. For better air quality, he says, we need efficient air conditioners.