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Resources for property owners affected by the Gray and Oregon Rd Fires:

Spokane Regional Long Term Recovery Group website
Asbestos & fire damaged structures: FAQs
Graham Road Landfill’s disposal guidelines.
State Insurance Commissioner’s webpage: Wildfires and Homeowner Insurance

International Aerospace Coatings earns the 2024 Clean Air Award

IAC’s Spokane Facility recognized for their clean air efforts

Surface coating (e.g. painting, varnishing) is a very common process – nearly everything we come into contact with in our daily lives has been coated. Surface coating operations are a large source of emissions, primarily volatile organic compounds (VOCs). VOCs are a key contributor to ground-level ozone, a harmful air pollutant. Therefore, any efforts by businesses and consumers to reduce their use of products containing VOCs are encouraged.

Our 2024 Clean Air Award recipient, IAC, is a perfect example of a surface coating operation doing everything right. The company opened their Spokane facility in 2010 where they paint about 150 aircraft each year in an enormous hangar near Spokane International Airport.

IAC’s Environmental & Facilities Manager, Buck Spurger, said this about the Spokane facility, “We nurture a culture of paying attention to detail and we are vigilant in maintaining our equipment. Our record keeping, control equipment maintenance, and collaborative compliance efforts are the epitome of a responsible surface coating operation.”   Read more

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February 12, 2024

Ecology’s Overburdened Communities Program

The Washington State Department of Ecology has identified 16 areas of the state, including an area in Spokane County, as overburdened communities.

Our Mission

“Preserve, enhance and protect Spokane County’s air resources for current and future generations.”


Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in its programs, services, or activities.

Take a look at how Spokane Clean Air works with local businesses to improve air quality.