ozone http://wesa.fm en Western PA No Longer Requires Gasoline Switch In Summer Months http://wesa.fm/post/western-pa-no-longer-requires-gasoline-switch-summer-months <p>Gov. Tom Corbett signed <a href="http://wesa.fm/post/bill-do-away-summer-gas-pittsburgh-passes-senate">a bill</a> last week that eliminates requirements for what’s called “summer gas.”</p><p>Seven counties in Western Pennsylvania require that a different kind of gasoline be sold during the summer. It evaporates less readily, releasing less of the pollutants that contribute to smog.</p> Mon, 19 May 2014 07:30:00 +0000 Irina Zhorov 29348 at http://wesa.fm Rebates Available with Switch from Gas to Electric or Battery-Powered Lawn Equipment http://wesa.fm/post/rebates-available-switch-gas-electric-or-battery-powered-lawn-equipment <p>Homeowners are beginning to pull mowers and trimmers out of garages and sheds to work on their lawns, and although the gasoline-fueled tools might make the yard look presentable, they could be bad news for human health and the environment.<br><br>Lawn mowers, trimmers, chainsaws and leaf blowers, which are powered by gasoline, can create volatile organic compounds according to a public/private air quality group.<br> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 19:49:24 +0000 Emily Farah 7121 at http://wesa.fm