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ROBIN

Understanding Wildfire Smoke Pollution

The wildfires may be in California, but the smoke, and its health effects, are traveling across the country. The smoke pollution seen in Utah this summer originated from intense amounts of energy produced by blazes in California (and Oregon).

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In the Community
ROBIN

Three Ways to Reduce Idling

Idle Free Awareness Month got its start in 2006 as a campaign that was so successful that Governor Gary Herbert made it a yearly focus for the entire month of September. We are now in our 13th year.

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In the Community
pennapowers

3 Ways to ShowUCAIR about Kids and Utah’s air.

Going back to school is a hot topic this year, and it feels like everyone could use a moment to breathe. Especially our kids. When they do take a breath, we want to make sure that they are breathing healthy, clean air. As routines start to form for this new school year, here are three ways to #ShowUCAIR and keep the air around schools a little cleaner.

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At Home
pennapowers

The Summer Pollution Predator: Ground Level Ozone

We often see clear skies in Utah during the summer months, but there is still a pollution predator affecting our air quality that may not be as well known. Just like a real villain, ground ozone is sneaky. It strikes even when the weather is good.

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June 2020 Partners Meeting

At our second virtual partners meeting we heard from Michael Parker and Emmeline Hoover about Ivory Homes wonderful sustainability efforts. We then turned the time

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May 2020 Partners Meeting

After a couple months off during the COVID-19 pandemic, UCAIR resumed holding our monthly partners meetings. This was our first foray into the world of

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