Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Clean Air Watch Smogwatch Survey through June 2011: Grim News in June

CLEAN AIR WATCH SMOG SURVEY 2011
(though June 30)


States with smog problems in 2011 (smog levels worse than the weak standards set by the Bush administration in 2008) through June 30:
(38 plus DC)

Alabama*
Arizona*
Arkansas*
California*
Colorado*
Connecticut*
Delaware*
District of Columbia*
Florida*
Georgia*
Illinois*
Indiana*
Kansas*
Kentucky*
Louisiana*
Maine*
Maryland*
Masssachusetts*
Michigan*
Minnesota*
Mississippi*
Missouri*
Nevada*
New Jersey
New Mexico*
New York*
North Carolina*
Ohio*
Oklahoma*
Pennsylvania*
Rhode Island*
South Carolina*
Tennessee*
Texas*
Utah*
Virginia*
West Virginia*
Wisconsin*
Wyoming
*=problem in June 2011

Total smog days: 1682 (1237 in June)
**

Compared to 2010 through June 30:

STATES WITH PROBLEMS

2010 (40)

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 1146 [567 in June 2010]

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