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

Two charged in emissions bribe case, charges state

April 27th, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — A man who prosecutors say accepted a $100 bribe for a vehicle emissions certificate has been charged along with the man w[...]

Utah County's air quality status to move from 'non attainment' to 'serious non attainment'

April 27th, 2017

Utah County has been classified as a “non-attainment” area for years when it comes to how much particulate matter is in the air. For full sto[...]

Chevron's S.L. refinery will produce low-sulfur fuel in 2019

April 27th, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — Calling it a red-letter day for air quality, Gov. Gary Herbert ushered in an announcement Tuesday by Chevron that it will t[...]

American Lung Association ranks SLC in top 10 for worst air quality

April 27th, 2017

Salt Lake City's air quality has improved, but is still ranked as the sixth worst in the nation, according to the latest State of the[...]

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