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Why You Should Be Idle Free

Being idle-free might seem too simple, or maybe it’s so simple you don’t think it will make a difference. According to the EPA, on average, every gallon of gasoline burned creates about 8,887 grams of CO2. CO2 is the gas that contributes to ozone. Your car also releases CH4 and N20 along with the CO2. Those particles get stuck in our air when we have inversion or ozone.

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August Partners Meeting

At the August UCAIR Partners Meeting we had a great presentation from Angelo Papastamos, Transportation Planning Manager from Utah Department of Transportation reviewing the Travelwise

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How To Navigate Poor Air Quality Days In Utah

Summer is wrapping up, and that means in a few months, we could be faced with an inversion. Now is the best time to prepare. Not to worry, we have three simple tips for everyone to use that will help you navigate Utah’s air quality and even help improve it. Whether you are a native or new to our beautiful state, these tips will help us all.

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Teleworking: Why You Should Be Doing It

By now, you’ve probably had a taste of teleworking. One positive thing that came from the COVID-19 pandemic is that working from home became more common. It was an effective way to reduce the spread of the virus and keep people healthy, but teleworking can also improve your health in other ways. In fact, teleworking is the solution to multiple health issues, one of the most prominent being air quality.

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June Partners Meeting

At the June UCAIR Partners Meeting we had two great presentations. The first from Mike Flynn with EDC Utah about what trends in economic growth

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2021 UCAIR Gas Can Exchange

UCAIR has partnered with Boeing, Union Pacific and the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation again for the ShowUCAIR Gas Can Exchange program. The Exchange is a free program that is open to all residents of non-attainment counties in Utah to exchange their old gas can for a new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compliant gas can to help reduce emissions and improve Utah’s air quality. All gas cans will be exchanged for a new 5 gallon SureCan gas cans.

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The 6th Annual UCAIR Summit

The 6th Annual UCAIR Summit was a success! It looked a little different this year with precautions in place to abide by COVID-19 restrictions, but there was still plenty to report and celebrate. 2020 was a year full of change and that goes for the air and our organization as well.

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May Partners Meeting

A lot of exciting things have happened at UCAIR since our April partners meeting. First, we are happy to announce that UCAIR officially has a

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March Partners Meeting

The March 2021 UCAIR Partners meeting was hosted by our board member, Emily Schilling. Our first resonation was a panel recap discussion about the 2021

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