Backyard Compost Bin Sale 2010
Hamilton County to modify Middletown Ambient Air Monitoring
The Hamilton County Solid Waste Management District will conduct a Backyard Compost Bin sale at Cincinnati State and Princeton High School on May 8th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Come get a bargain on a name-brand compost bin at more than half off the retail price.
Due to expansion at the Middletown Regional Airport (Hook Field), Hamilton County Department of Environmental Services (HCDOES) is modifying the location of the ambient air monitors associated with that area.
Monitoring Sites Selected for Middletown Coke Plant Expansion
The Hamilton County Department of Environmental Services (HCDOES) has finalized the locations for placing two ambient air monitors near the future Middletown Coke Plant.
NCore Site Moving
NCore (National Core Monitoring Network) is a multi pollutant network that integrates several advanced measurement systems for particles, pollutant gases and meteorology. The Taft site at the HCDOES office has been selected by USEPA to be the Cincinnati NCore site.
New Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) Standard
The U.S. EPA announced a new national air quality standard for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in January 2010. NO2 is formed from vehicle, power plant and other industrial emissions, and contributes to the formation of fine particle pollution and smog.
Smog Season Begins
The Hamilton County Department of Environmental Services (HCDOES) launched its annual Smog Season program on April 1. The program, which runs through October 31, monitors the level of ground-level ozone and Particulate Matter (PM) in the four-county region.
Allergy Season Begins
Do you find yourself sneezing, coughing and scratching your eyes during this time of year? If these symptoms last longer than 7 days you could have allergies, a condition that more than 35 million Americans suffer from.