Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Clean Air Watch SmogWatch Survey: through May 31, 2011

For our release on this, including the relevance of EPA's ongoing effort to review national smog standards, see http://cleanairwatchpressroom.blogspot.com/2011/06/smog-watch-2011-fewer-states-with-dirty.html

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States with "Code Orange" or "Code Red" smog problems in 2011 (smog levels worse than the weak standards set by the Bush administration in 2008) through May 31:
(22 plus DC)

Alabama
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Kansas
Louisiana
Maryland
Michigan
Mississippi
Missouri
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Wyoming

Total smog days: 445

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Compared to 2010 through May 31:


STATES WITH "CODE ORANGE" OR "CODE RED" PROBLEMS

2010 (38)

Alabama
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
South Carolina
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Virginia
West Virginia
Wisconsin

Total smog days 579

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