Monday, May 20, 2013
The Construction and Demolition Debris Program inspects all open and closed construction and demolition debris landfills within Montgomery County to ensure that disposal is protective of the environment and the public’s health. In addition, selected private wells near disposal sites are sampled to monitor ground water quality and complaints of open dumping are investigated.
The 2013 ozone-monitoring season officially began on April 1. Ozone pollution is formed from emissions from cars and industry on warm sunny days.
RAPCA measures ozone pollution at six locations in five counties – Clark, Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Preble – and provides daily air pollution forecasts. RAPCA issues Air Pollution Advisories when ozone pollution is expected to be unhealthy for sensitive individuals.Read more