Indoor air still reflects trends in outdoor air quality with a delay, depending on pollution type, of about an hour.
Air pollution dropped more in commercial than residential areas, and residential emissions rebounded faster following reopening.
Even mildly elevated air pollution is associated with increase in absences in Salt Lake City.
A new study utilized a community-university partnership of nearly 200 PM 2.5 sensors through the Air Quality and U network. U researchers revealed persistent social inequalities in Salt Lake County schools.
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.