May 20, 2022
Spring is the time of year when we receive the most inquiries from area residents about outdoor burning on private property.
May 19, 2022
Yesterday afternoon’s winds brought in dust from the Columbia Basin. The screenshot of the dust event shows data collected at Turnbull Wildlife Refuge. It was a short-lived spike, thankfully. Dust (particulate matter) climbed very close to the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups/Orange on the Air Quality Index (AQI). These charts can be found on our Current…
May 6, 2022
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and their partners are promoting Air Quality Awareness Week. To support these efforts, we’ll share information each day this week. Check back each day for more info and links to resources. Be Air Aware & Prepared.
April 21, 2022
Over a three year period, 2018-2020, Spokane had 23 days of unhealthy air quality due to wildfire smoke.
April 11, 2022
This time of year, air quality can be affected by dust from windy conditions. When it is dusty, it is important to take precautions to protect your health.
April 8, 2022
Spokane Clean Air maintains a network of air quality monitoring stations located throughout Spokane County. Stationary monitors measure concentrations of air pollutants of concern: particulate matter and ground-level ozone.
April 4, 2022
Peak afternoon winds have the potential to transport blowing dust into Spokane from the Columbia Basin. Air quality may reach into the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups/Orange range on the Air Quality Index (AQI) briefly this afternoon. Good air quality is expected for tomorrow.
March 3, 2022
It’s the time of year when we starting thinking about the warmer months ahead (we get it!) While upgrading your wood heating device may not be a top priority, there is a good reason not to wait! Grant funds are available now! Find out how you can save up to $2,000.
Hearings & Notices
January 1, 2020