May 1 – 5, 2023, is Air Quality Awareness Week. This year’s theme is “Working Together for Clean Air”. The most common air pollutants in our region, ozone, sometimes called smog, and particle pollution, pose health risks for many residents each year. Each day during the week a news release and a social media post will feature a topic for you to learn more about air quality. Download the press release.
Links to Daily Press Releases to learn about each focus:
May 1 Monday Wildfires & Smoke
May 2 Tuesday Asthma & Your Health
May 3 Wednesday Air Quality and Transportation
May 4 Thursday Air Quality and Climate
May 5 Friday Participatory Science