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3/28/14: AIRNow is experiencing technical difficulties. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Air Quality Awareness Week is 4/28/14-5/2/14. Air Quality Awareness Week website

3/12/14: AIRNow is experiencing technical difficulties with our maps. We are sorry for the inconvenience.


2/5/14: It’s American Heart Month. Did you know you can use the AQI to help protect your heart? Check out EPA’s new PSA on air pollution and heart health.

1/15/14: An updated Technical Assistance Document for the Reporting of Daily Air Quality is now available.

1/9/14: An updated version of the Air Quality Index (AQI) Toolkit for Teachers is now available.

1/3/14: EPA Proposes Updates to Air Standards for Newly Manufactured Woodstoves and Heaters | Press Release

Call for Speakers and Posters - 2014 National Air Quality Conference More

12/3/13: EPA Burn Wise Health and Safety Kit for State, Tribal and Local Agencies | Blog post

11/27/13: New School Flag Program Website and Materials for Girls Scouts
11/7/13: Alaska joins!

10/23/13: AirNow API replaces AirNow Gateway. The AirNow API suite of tools includes web services, data feeds, and other file products for software developers.

10/21/13: Eight New Pennsylvania Schools Join the School Flag Program

8/30/13: Idaho DEQ Smoke Forecast

8/27/13: Northern California Smoke Blog

8/23/13: Idaho DEQ Update: Air Quality Advisory Remains in Effect for the Clearwater River Cooridor on the Nez Perce Reservation

8/22/13: Yosemite Fire Updates

8/22/13: Idaho DEQ has issued a Stage 1 Forecast and Caution for Camas, Blaine, and Lemhi Counties. Air quality has begun to improve in the Ketchum/Hailey area.

8/20/13: Idaho DEQ Smoke Forecast The Ketchum/Hailey area is continuing to experience Hazardous air quality in the morning due to smoke from the Beaver Creek fire.

8/16/13: Idaho DEQ has issued a Stage 1 Forecast and Caution for Camas, Blaine, Elmore, Boise, Custer, and Lemhi Counties due to wildfire smoke. These are effective through Monday, August 19 at which time they will be re-evaluated.

8/19/13: Idaho DEQ Smoke Forecast

8/15/13: Idaho DEQ is continuing a Stage 1 Forecast and Caution for Camas, Blaine, Elmore, and Boise Counties due to wildfire smoke.

8/2/13: Klamath County Air Quality Advisory

7/29/13: DEQ Urges Oregonians to Protect Themselves from Wildfire Smoke News Release

2/17/14: AIRNow is experiencing technical difficulties.We are sorry for the inconvenience.

7/29/13: Oregon wildfires impacting Bay Area air quality. News Release.

7/21/13:South Coast AQMD has deployed temporary mobile air quality monitors to better assess the air quality and public health impacts from wildfire smoke.

7/17/13: Air Quality Awareness Day in a Mississippi School

7/3/13: WILDFIRE SMOKE HEALTH ADVISORY Issued for portions of south-central Colorado.

6/4/13: Yuba City Girl Scouts Take Action

5/3/13: South Coast AQMD issues smoke advisory for the Banning area due to smoke from the Summit Fire.

5/3/13: Ventura County APCD issues Air Quality Advisory for Blowing Dust, Smoke, and Ash

5/2/13: South Coast AQMD Issues Smoke, Windblown Dust Advisory for Areas of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties

5/2/13: A Look Back: Ozone 2012

4/17/13: Air Quality Awareness Week is 4/29/2013 - 5/3/2013