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Air Quality Awareness Week: Voluntary Efforts Result in Improved Upstate Air Quality

May 2, 2017
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The American Lung Association has released their 2017 State of the Air rankings and the Upstate South Carolina region is continuing to see the ratings for counties within the region improve. Of the Upstate counties specifically referenced in the report, Abbeville, Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties received “A […]

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Upstate Air Quality Advisory Committee Statement on the New EPA Ozone Standards: History of Regional Collaboration Helps the Upstate

October 1, 2015
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Upstate, SC [October 1, 2015] – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced new 8-hour National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone. The public health based standards call for a strengthening of the attainment level from 75 parts per billion (ppb) to 70 ppb. Based […]

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DHEC to Provide Briefing on 2014 Emission Levels and New EPA Ruling to The Upstate Air Quality Advisory Commitee

January 22, 2015
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Upstate, SC [January 21, 2015] – With new EPA air quality standards having been announced in late 2014, the Upstate may soon be facing more stringent standards for ozone emissions. On January 27th, representatives from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) will be […]

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Upstate Schools Receive Clean Air Upstate Sustainable School Grant

April 7, 2014
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Hunt Meadows Elementary School and Pickens Middle School have been selected as the first recipients of a Clean Air Upstate Sustainable Schools Grant. Each school will receive a $1,000 grant through the Clean Air Upstate initiative, which is being coordinated by Ten at the Top. Funding for […]

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UPSTATE AIR QUALITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE RECEIVES “SPARE THE AIR” AWARD FOR COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN CATEGORY

February 10, 2014
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Upstate, SC [February 10, 2014] – South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) recently honored the Upstate Air Quality Advisory Committee with the “Spare the Air” Award in the Outstanding Community Improvement Campaign category for  the Clean Air Upstate (CAU) initiative.  The purpose of the […]

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DUKE ENERGY PROVIDES $75,000 GRANT FOR CLEAN AIR UPSTATE INITIATIVES

May 21, 2013
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Greenville, SC– During a community presentation held at A.J. Whittenberg Elementary School, the Duke Energy Foundation presented the Upstate Air Quality Advisory Committee, which is coordinated by Ten at the Top, with a $75,000 grant to support the Clean Air Upstate outreach, education and action strategy […]

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GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOLS EARN CLEAN AIR UPSTATE GRANTS

March 25, 2013
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Upstate, SC – Taylors Elementary and A.J. Whittenberg School of Engineering have become the first Greenville County Schools to receive a Clean Air Upstate Grant in recognition of their participation in the Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) Breathe Better Anti-Idling Program.

The Upstate Air Quality […]

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