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

Local educators learn methods to teach clean air, alternative fuel concepts

March 26th, 2015

Over 40 Cache Valley educators met Wednesday at the Utah State University STE2M Center to learn how to better incorporate information about clean air and[...]

Medical waste incinerator Stericycle proposes doubling production in move to Tooele County

March 24th, 2015

A medical waste burning plant that is leaving North Salt Lake City after being cited for toxic emissions wants to more than double production at[...]

Clean Fuel, Clean Air Bill Emerges from Legislature 2015

March 20th, 2015

Utah lawmakers took a big step on air quality last week by passing a bill that creates incentives for refineries to make cleaner gasoline in[...]

Utah Health Department Confirms Rise in Uintah Basin Stillbirths

March 19th, 2015

Utah Department of Health officials released a study this week that shows increased rates of stillbirths in the Uintah Basin. But some local physicians are[...]

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