Ozone

American Lung Association State of the Air 2013 (credit: American Lung Association)

Survey: New Jersey Among Worst States For Air Quality; Suffolk Ranks Last In NY

The American Lung Association is out with its “State of the Air” survey, which grades every county in the nation on its air quality and ozone levels.

04/24/2013

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Outdoor Air Quality: Is America Suffocating Itself?

This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.

04/24/2013

Smog over Lower Manhattan is seen from the Empire State Building - New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

New Push To Clear The Air After Report On Tri-State Area Smog

The advocacy organization Environment New York says the New York City, Newark, and Bridgeport statistical area no. 5 among the regions in the nation for the most hazardous air days so far this year.

09/22/2011

Arthur Davis, 5, of Durham, N.C., cools off in the Washington Square  fountain. (credit: Mary Altaffer/AP)

Hot, Muggy Weather Hits New York; Air Quality Alert Issued

It’s the heart of summer, when people can’t wait to get outside. But, today might be a day to limit your time in the sun.

07/06/2011

Smog Over Manhattan Skyline (credit: Hefeking/Flickr)

American Lung Association Gives Several NY Counties Failing Grades For Air Quality

For the 12th straight year, Suffolk County has received a failing grade from the American Lung Association for having the worst ozone pollution in New York.

04/27/2011