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News & Notices


View of downtown Spokane from Kendall Yards
July 30, 2021

Wildfire smoke expected to impact air quality Saturday, July 31 – Monday, August 2

Based on the current smoke forecast models, air quality will likely worsen through the weekend as northeasterly surface winds transport additional wildfire smoke (PM2.5) from the north and east of
View of Spokane with wildfire smoke
July 21, 2021

Wildfire smoke leads to ground-level ozone pollution exceedance in July 2021

Spokane experienced two exceedances of the health-based standard set by EPA for ground-level ozone pollution in July 2021. The exceedances were due to elevated levels of wildfire smoke in our region
Wildfire smoke filters the sun
July 12, 2021

Wildfire smoke affects Spokane’s air quality on Saturday, July 10, 2021

On Saturday, July 10, 2021, air quality in Spokane was impacted by wildfires burning in the region. For about four hours, air quality ranged from Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups/Orange to Unhealthy/
Caution tape for asbestos
July 9, 2021

Commonly asked asbestos questions and answers

A few months ago, we asked our Asbestos Updates email subscribers for questions they have about our asbestos regulatory program. Here are some commonly asked questions and answers: 
Clock tower in Riverfront Park in Spokane, WA
June 21, 2021

High temperatures mean an increase ground-level ozone pollution

Summer is officially here and so is the heat. In the next week and a half, Spokane is likely to see triple digits on more than one occasion. As the
Wildfire smoke and trees
June 11, 2021

Prepare for wildfire smoke with “Smoke Ready Week” – June 14-18

SPOKANE, Wash – Now is the time to prepare for wildfire smoke and “Smoke Ready Week,” June 14-18, encourages residents to do just that. The week features information, tips and resources
Photo of the Enduris building.
June 2, 2021

We’ve moved! Our phones lines are temporarily down

Spokane Clean Air has a new office. Our new address (mailing and physical) is 1610 S. Technology Blvd., Suite 101,  Spokane, WA 99224. The new office is located in the Enduris Building.
Kids drawing of trees
May 10, 2021

Clean Air Month Poster Contest finalists

Thank you to everyone for helping us celebrate May is Clean Air Month with our annual poster contest. This year’s theme is “Healthy Air – Important for Everyone!” The submissions