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4:41 pm on Wednesday April 28, 2010

Good news: Charleston air quality improves to a 'D'

Image by Flickr user Mr. T in DC Amazing sunsets, beautiful marshes, and an ozone grade of "D." Yes, the annual American Lung Association State of the Air report card is out, and Charleston's ratings (along with much of the country) improved from...
5:19 am on Wednesday August 6, 2008

Heat index could reach 114 in Lowcountry today

Image by Flickr user Bob JagendorfImage by 20080806hot.jpg Hot or not, some still find ways to enjoy the outdoors. Ozone, heat and thunderstorm advisories are being issued for today's conditions. The National Weather Service is reporting "Code...
7:32 am on Friday June 13, 2008

Auto emissions testing may be required in Charleston

Image by flickr user Simone RamellaImage by 20080613carsmok.jpg If the Charleston area fails to meet a new federal ozone standard, motorists may be forced to get auto emissions tests. They run $30 a pop. The new standard goes into effect in 2010 and...