Regional air quality forecasts are about to get more accurate with expanded reporting sites amid mixed air quality on the Eastern Shore. The Maryland Department of the Environment unveiled on May 5 a new air quality forecasting system for the state that more than doubles the number of designated areas where forecasts and current conditions are available. According to the department, the u-per Eastern Shore occasionally finds itself in the plume of the I-95 corridor from Washington D.C. to Baltimore that contributes higher levels of traffic related smog. The Lower Eastern Shore has its own, cleaner airshed.
Where is the cleanest air in Maryland? Air quality forecasts are closer to finding out
May 23, 2022