Category: Sustainability

Burn wisely this winter

By Roberta Burnes The Division for Air Quality Not long ago, I was visiting an elementary school, talking to students about air quality. I often carry a jar of air with me when I do these types of outreach programs.  Unbeknownst to the students, the air in that […]

Greener lawn care for cleaner air

By Roberta Burnes Division for Air Quality   Photos courtesy of Shutterstock Every year, Americans burn more than 800 million gallons of gasoline mowing their lawns.  Our love affair with the perfect lawn comes at a hefty price for public health and the environment.  Gas mowers emit hydrocarbons, […]