Today (Saturday) is Code Orange for ozone and Code Yellow for particulates in both Northern and Southern Delaware.
Tomorrow, Sunday, is also predicted to be Code Orange.
Monday is forecast to improve to Code Yellow–still not good. Continue reading
Friday, June 18, 2010 was a Code Yellow day;
Saturday was a Code Orange day;
Monday was a Code Yellow day;
Tuesday is a Code Orange day;
Wednesday is a Code Orange day;
Thursday will probably be a Code Orange day;
The days following will probably be Code Yellow or worse.
Saturday is an Air Quality Action Day! Warm temperatures, increasing humidity, mostly sunny skies and southerly winds, coupled with recirculation of today’s ozone, will push air quality into the Code Orange range. PM concentrations will rise as well but remain in the moderate range.
Poor air quality is likely to extend into Sunday. A weak cold front will arrive but is unlikely to significantly change the air mass characteristics. Temperatures will reach the low 90’s F and ozone will remain in the Code Orange range. A bit cooler and less humid on Monday. Air quality will improve but a threat of Code Orange ozone remains. To follow air quality in PHL between forecasts: "aqforecast" at www.twitter.com -Ryan/Bradbury
We haven’t written much about the oil catastrophe in the Gulf as oceans of words and images are around already.
This long article in Rolling Stone tells a lot.
Look at this site which overlays the PB oil spill on Delaware or wherever else you want.
Notes:Â It’s interesting that the forecast for Kent and Sussex counties (Yellow) is worse than for New Castle County and Philadelphia (Green). Continue reading
News Journal obit.
Statement from Governor’s office: Continue reading
“Her fierce questions shocked White House staff; Castro refused to answer her. And now veteran reporter Helen Thomas has had to quit.” Continue reading
What of the future of Green Delaware? How much do you value our work? Are you willing to send money to keep us going? Want to help run things? Give us a shout. We have decisions to make and want your input.
"â€¦ misdirecting public outrage away from the causes and towards the victims."
–what the "Tea Party" does
Our March 23, 2010 article "Evil in a small place"harassment and selective prosecution by New Castle County" seemed to catch peoples’ attention. A focus of this was what it says about Chris Coons and his unfitness to be a United States Senator. (His opponent, likely to get elected, is long-time Delaware pol Mike Castle, former state legislator, former governor, and long-time congressman. Not a good choice either, but he doesn’t seem personally evil.) Continue reading
"In my mind, there is no question that the law [SB 234] will be found unconstitutional," Rep. Oberle said. "I’m offering my school breakfast bill in anticipation of that eventuality."
–Rep. Bill Oberle "The eleven states with container deposit programs report an average container recovery rate of 78 percent. Those without, an average rate of 28 percent."
ACTION: Do you think Governor Markell should sign SB 234? Let him know how you feel: 302.577.3210; firstname.lastname@example.org
The long strange story of recycling in Delaware has been getting stranger.