The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) is alerting the community of an Ozone Action Day for tomorrow, August 3rd with atmospheric conditions expected to be favorable for producing high levels of ozone air pollution.
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The City of San Antonio is kicking off its “Breathe Today. SA Tomorrow.” air quality public education campaign to encourage businesses and residents to help reduce air pollution. The campaign will include blogger meet-ups, media outreach, neighborhood events, industry roundtables, social media postings and print and digital advertising. “Everyone has a role to play regarding our air quality,” said Chief Sustainability Officer Douglas Melnick, “and this is a message we want people to understand and take action on to help us maintain clean air.”
Written by Amanda Evrard on Aug 17 2016 - 3:33pm
Catch Up and Get Ahead with the Edge for the week of August 15. This week: the City responds to criticism of the Brackenridge Park draft master plan by backing off and listening, Westside residents plan for the future the Lower Fredericksburg Road Corridor, City Council passes the SA Tomorrow plan, and the deadly results of unsafe ozone levels.
Written by admin_charlotteanne on Jul 6 2016 - 6:08pm
This week: San Antonio hits a Level Two Heat Advisory, what the new anti-idling ordinance means; more on the Brackenridge Park draft master plan and a look back at San Antonio Pride festival and parade. : Extreme Heat
Written by Katie Nickas on Jul 5 2016 - 4:37pm
Enforcing San Antonio’s new anti-idling ordinance could contribute to a 20 to 25 percent cut in ozone and mean easier breathing for everyone.
Written by Katie Nickas on Apr 25 2016 - 6:17pm
San Antonio has unhealthy levels of ozone that could cause premature death, asthma attacks and heart disease, according to the American Lung Association’s just-released “State of the Air” report. That reinforces the need for regional measures to improve air quality, including an anti-idling ordinance, says San Antonio District 8 City Councilman Ron Nirenberg.