Monthly Archives: July 2017

July updates from Green Delaware

Green Delaware sent out quite a few emails during the last weeks of the Delaware General Assembly, so we’ve tried to be quiet for a while…..

Bad air

First, Wednesday and Thursday (July 19th and 20th) are both official Code Orange bad air days.  Since both ozone and particle levels will be high, along with temperature and humidity, Green Delaware would call these Code Red days and urge caution.  These are unhealthy conditions and can be expected to recur throughout the summer.  The Mid-Atlantic Medium Range Air Quality Discussion says high ozone levels may persist Friday through Sunday.  With the Trump administration working to shut down environmental regulatory programs, the long-term outlook for air quality improvements is not so good. Continue reading