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

Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for up to $15.3 billion

July 1st, 2016

DETROIT — Volkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers a[...]

Weber-Morgan Health Board no closer to decision on diesel emissions testing

July 1st, 2016

OGDEN — Tensions ran high at Monday’s Weber-Morgan Health Board meeting when the discussion turned to diesel. For full story see Standard Examiner[...]

Clear the Air Challenge Begins Friday

June 30th, 2016

The seventh annual Clear the Air Challenge starts Friday. It’s a contest aimed at reducing summer ozone pollution that drew over seven thousand people last y[...]

Air pollution due to fireworks a serious issue in Utah

June 30th, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY — July 4th and July 24th: two holidays in Utah where fireworks are shot off. Whether it's a professional show or in b[...]

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