Air Quality Awareness Week, May 2-6, 2022
May 2 – 6, 2022, is Air Quality Awareness Week. This year’s theme is “ Be Air Aware & Prepared!”. 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. Read more. Print full press release.
Links to Daily Press Releases to learn about each focus:
Monday, May 2 Wildfires & Smoke
Tuesday, May 3 Asthma & Your Health
Wednesday, May 4 Participatory Science & Sensors
Thursday, May 5 Environmental Justice & Air Quality
Friday, May 6 Air Quality Around the World
Air Quality Awareness Continues Year-Around - Download “20 Ways YOU Can Clean the Air” Checklist to learn how YOU help reduce air pollution locally in your community.
Visit AirNow.gov for a one-stop source for air quality data and AQAW 2022 resources: https://www.airnow.gov/aqaw/.