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News & Notices


July 12, 2024

Summer Ozone Season

Summer is in full swing and so is the heat. When temperatures reach the 90s, ground-level ozone pollution is likely elevated, too.
May 14, 2024

Recreational fires…what you need to know

Rec fires are limited to private property and designated areas on public lands when restrictions are not in place. It is important to follow all the requirements for recreational fires.
April 24, 2024

ALA’s annual State of the Air report released today

April 24, 2024 – In its annual State of the Air report released today, the American Lung Association (ALA) is again ranking air quality in the Spokane metro area poorly for fine particle pollution. The ranking is based on air quality data over a three-year period (2020-2022), during which air quality failed to meet clean…
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.
February 8, 2024

International Aerospace Coatings is the 2024 Clean Air Award winner

IAC is recognized for their exemplary work to reduce emissions at their Spokane facility, where approximately 150 aircraft are painted each year.
December 19, 2023

Understanding Weather Phenomena and Their Impact on Air Quality

Understanding and responding to weather phenomena can contribute to maintaining healthier air quality.
October 13, 2023

Tired of your old wood stove? Save up to $2500 to replace it!

Our wood stove replacement grant program is back! Now is a great time to upgrade your old wood burning stove or insert to a new, more efficient and cleaner device! Learn more and apply here.
September 15, 2023

Fire-damaged structures & asbestos: A quick review of initial steps

Fire damaged structures and asbestos, what you should know…