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

Bill to allow different air quality rules than EPA clears House

February 25th, 2015

A measure described as a "good compromise" allowing Utah to craft a different approach than the federal government on clean air rules passed the House[...]

Clean air measure dies in Utah Senate

February 24th, 2015

The Utah Democratic Party used Monday's defeat of a clean air measure as an opportunity to soundly denounce the GOP-dominated state Legislature for its lip[...]

When mom breathes dirty air, what happens to Utah babies?

February 19th, 2015

Jenniffer Rees is in her 24th week of pregnancy. While she and her husband Trent are excited about the birth of their second daughter, she[...]

Air Quality: Compliance Program Protects Air Quality

February 18th, 2015

Did you know that there are over 1,500 stationary emission sources in Utah, along with several hundred federal and state air quality rules and regulations[...]

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Seminar: Commonalities of Excessive PM2.5 Concentrations in the Intermountain West @ INSCC auditorium
Mar 4 @ 2:45 pm – 4:00 pm
Air Quality: Health, Energy, and Economics
Mar 5 @ 8:00 am – Mar 6 @ 4:00 pm

20th Annual Stegner Symposium.  For additional information, click here.

Elasticity pricing for travel demand @ University of Utah, Nursing 2600
Mar 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Dr. Kevin Cromar, NYU

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