A new generation of inexpensive, portable air-quality sensors is making it easier for citizen groups and individuals to monitor the air around them.
How to improve your home’s air quality
Taking control of your home’s air quality is essential no matter where you live or what season it is.
How to check the air quality during a wildfire
When smoke from a wildfire starts to spread, there are few good resources for finding how at risk you are. Here's what the Air Quality Index can tell you, what it means and how to find it.
Air quality advisory extended through Tuesday, November 20 for Plumas, Sierra and Nevada County
November 17, 2018 – Public Health Officials and the Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District are extending an air quality health advisory to notify the public of potentially poor air quality conditions in Plumas, Sierra and Nevada County through Tuesday resulting from the Camp Fire in Butte County. Conditions are expected to vary from Good to Very Unhealthy in some areas, depending on fire behavior and…
Wisconsin's air quality trends
View air quality trends from different counties in Wisconsin.
Fire creates air quality concerns throughout Bay Area; advisory issued through Friday
Smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County was blowing south and quickly blanketed much of the Bay Area. It prompted the Air Quality District to issue an advisory for the entire region until Friday. Officials are advising people who are sensitive to the smoke to limit their outdoor activity until air quality improves.
How safe is air quality on planes?
Seventeen flight staff are planning legal action over the alleged contamination of air on board British flights. But what is the evidence to suggest it is unsafe?
How wildfires impact air quality
Wildfires can release large amounts of particulate matter. Research has shown that of the various pollutants released from these fires, particulate matter tends to be the most harmful.