Philadelphia is one of five cities to test out a high-tech bench that allows the public to participate in the measurement of air quality and weather information.
A spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection says it’s unusual for such bad air quality this time of year.
The Department of Environmental Protection has issued an ozone air quality alert for much of Pennsylvania.
Officials in Montgomery County are taking aggressive steps to get rid of some mold that was discovered in the courthouse in Norristown earlier this year.
Orange means unhealthy pollution levels for sensitive people. Next would be red, which is unhealthy air for all.
Representatives from the Clean Air Council and the Sierra Club were on Independence Mall in front of a giant inflatable hand holding an inhaler, talking about the difficulty of living with asthma in areas of poor air quality.
The American Lung Association is out with its annual “State of the Air” report, and there’s good news and bad news for the Delaware Valley.