In Brief: UV Index
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
UV Index: National Weather Service's UV Index will continue to broadcast in 58 U.S. cities, the Commerce Department's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced April 11. At an April 10 press briefing, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Dermatology had noted that the UV Index was successful, but would not comment on whether the service would be continued. A coalition, Partners for Sun Protection Awareness, asked Commerce Secretary Ron Brown to support the program, in a March 29 letter, citing concerns that the service would be discontinued due to "pressures to privatize several NWS functions" ("The Rose Sheet" April 3, In Brief)...
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