Everyone is vulnerable to complications during times of high pollution, ozone and wildfire smoke.
One train-mounted air quality sensor can cover the same area as 30 stationary sensors.
Even mildly elevated air pollution is associated with increase in absences in Salt Lake City.
Air quality along the Wasatch Front in March is usually good, but the reduction in emissions from COVID-19 stay-at-home measures have made air quality even better than usual.
A U air monitoring project, expanded to TRAX’s Blue Line, shows how smoke from last year’s fireworks drifted through the valley.
Air Quality Task Force recommends strategies to reduce pollution.