Welcome to the Program for Air Quality, Health, and Society

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Patient in the Air Quality Program funded study of chronic pulmonary idiopathy. The Dylos monitor in the background was modified for the study with support from the ERDC.

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Joint Air Quality Program – GCSC seminar by Prof. Dave Whiteman.

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View of Salt Lake City from Twin Peaks during an inversion, January 21, 2013 when PM2.5 concentrations in Salt Lake City were approximately 45 ug/m3 (NAAQS is 35 ug/m3). Photo by K. Kelly.

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Between January 1–24, 2013, Salt Lake City’s Hawthorne monitoring station exceeded fine particulate air quality standards on 15 days. This is based on available DAQ data as of February 15, 2013. Photo by K. Kelly.

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Soot contributes approximately 10% to fine particulate matter concentrations during inversions along the Wasatch Front. Transmission emission microscopy image of a soot particle from P. Toth.

Air Quality in the News

Clear the Air Challenge: Join the Competition!

June 30th, 2015

For the full story, see the DEQ blog.[...]

What's Killing the Babies of Vernal, Utah?

June 23rd, 2015

A midwife comes under attack after she starts asking questions about dead babies in a Utah fracking town.  For the full story, see Rolling Stone.[...]

Groundbreaking ozone study probes pollution, role of Great Salt Lake

June 22nd, 2015

The Wasatch Front's stifling wintertime inversions dominate public conversations about the need to clean up the air, but summer ozone spikes can be just as[...]

Summer Ozone Season Heats Up

June 9th, 2015

State regulators are forecasting increasing pollution over the next couple of days. It’s a sign that the ozone pollution season is getting underway and that i[...]

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