Smog ALA Again Gives Franklin County's Air Quality A Failing Grade By Jim Letizia • Apr 21, 2016 For the third consecutive year, Franklin County's air quality gets a failing grade. Air Quality Alert In Effect Today By Jim Letizia • May 8, 2015 The Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission has issued the region's first air quality alert in nearly two years. ALA Gives Failing Marks For Franklin County's Air Quality By Jim Letizia • Apr 30, 2015 Franklin County's air quality is getting a failing grade in the American Lung Association's "State of the Air 2015" report. Air Quality In Ohio Cities Ranked Among Worst In Nation By Jim Letizia • May 1, 2014 Deborah C. Smith A new study by the American Lung Association shows the air quality has improved slightly from last year in Ohio cities, but remains among the lowest in the union. Region Under An Air Quality Alert By Jim Letizia • Aug 24, 2012 The Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission has issued an air quality alert for today.