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Share the Benefits of Teleworking With Your Coworkers

When it comes to Utah’s air quality, there are multiple ways that you can help improve the air we all breathe. Limiting the number of miles you drive in your car is a significant way to reduce emissions of PM2.5, which contributes to both summer ozone and winter inversion. Share … Read More

August 2019 Partners Meeting

During our
August 2019 UCAIR partners meeting we heard first from Ted Knowlton, Deputy
Director of Wasatch Front Regional Council about Wasatch Choice 2050. We then
turned the time over to Ben Bolte with GREENbike. He gave us presentation about
the history and future of GREENbike.

Wasatch Choice 2050 – Ted Knowlton,
Deputy Director, Wasatch Front … Read More

Summer Wildfire Season and Utah’s Air Quality

Wildfire smoke significantly affects the levels of particulate matter (PM) in our air. Since the start of July, there have been over 100 reported wildfires in Utah alone. Because wildfires are inherently dangerous to the air we breathe, it’s important that Utahns have access to resources to stay safe and … Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Summer Ozone in Utah

What is summer ozone and how can we combat its effects?

Summer ozone occurs when chemical emissions react with sunlight and heat. Whenever you drive a car, use gasoline-powered yard tools, or enjoy air conditioning indoors, Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are released into the air. These chemicals … Read More

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