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Air Quality Awareness Week is April 30 – May 04

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National Air Quality Awareness Week is April 30 – May 04, and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Division of Air Quality (DAQ) is urging people to take steps to reduce their contribution to air pollution.

Simple steps to reduce air pollution are: 

        • Carpool, use public transportation, bike or walk whenever possible; 
        • Follow gasoline refueling instructions and be careful not to spill fuel. Refueling your car in the evening or early morning when it is cooler reduces your contribution to ozone pollution; 
        • Keep your car, boat, and other engines properly tuned; 
        • Be sure your tires are properly inflated; 
        • Use environmentally-safe paints and cleaning products whenever possible; 
        • Look for the ENERGY STAR label when buying home or office equipment, and; 
        • Mulch or compost leaves and yard waste. 

The DAQ maintains a statewide network for monitoring air quality. Air monitors located around the state record the concentrations of major pollutants. These raw measurements are then converted into an “Air Quality Index” (AQI) value, using standard formulas developed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The reported index is updated on DAQ’s website (www.dep.wv.gov/daq/air-monitoring/Pages/AirQualityIndex.aspx), Monday through Friday, and is also available at www.airnow.gov.

Is this article some sort of a joke ?
Certainly would seem so!

We are almost daily bombarded with chemical spraying from above.
We rarely actually have that clear, deep blue sky that God gave us.

If it happens we do get a clear(?) day, we will have the light blue, almost whispy white cloud sky.

Set a white bowl out in the rains.  Check to see what color the water is after a rain.  You will be
surprised.  Color will vary depending what is being sprayed on a given day.

If it were winter, I’d tell you to look at the snowflakes.  No more are all snowflakes different.  Watch what falls on your clothing, you will see 1,000’s of flakes all the same shape.  Again, depends what toxic material we are being blasted with.

Asthma attacks, ER visits are on the rise.
Do some web searching, plenty of websites report this travesty.  You tax dollars at ‘work’.

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