Category: Air Quality

Workplace Electric Vehicle Charging Incentive Program

During the 2019 General Legislative Session, the State Legislature appropriated $4.9 million to be used as an incentive for the installation of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) throughout the State. The EVSE Incentive Program allows businesses, non-profit organizations, and non-state government entities to apply for a grant for reimbursement of up to 50% of the …

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Tracking Conditions: Wildfires

The Air Monitoring Center (AMC) is responsible for operating and maintaining an ambient air monitoring network to protect the health and welfare of the citizens of Utah.

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Symptoms: Wildfires

Smoke can irritate the eyes and airways, causing coughing, a scratchy throat, irritated sinuses, headaches, stinging eyes or a runny nose. Smoke can make symptoms worse for those with heart or lung disease.

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Susceptibility: Wildfires

Individuals with heart or lung disease, such as congestive heart failure, angina, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema, or asthma may experience health effects earlier and at lower smoke levels than healthy people.

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Smoke: Wildfires

Wildfire smoke is composed of a complex mixture of gases, fine particles, and water vapor that form when organic matter burns.

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Protection: Wildfires

Use Common Sense If it looks smoky outside, it’s probably not a good time to mow the lawn or go for a run. Children should play indoors. Take steps to keep indoor air as clean as possible. Keep windows and doors closed unless it is extremely hot outside. Run the air conditioner and keep the …

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