Tag: Air Quality Index (AQI)

  • Check Daily Air Quality Forecast to Plan Ahead & Protect Health

    Utah DEQ provides air-quality forecasting throughout the summer through its UtahAir app, website, and regular email updates.

  • Recapping the 2017-18 Inversion Season

    At the end of March, spring took its turn at the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). Along with the warmer weather, budding trees and blooming flowers, DEQ’s Division of Air Quality declared an end to the 2017-18 inversion season and stopped issuing its Action Forecasts for PM2.5 pollution. Rest assured, the Action Forecasts will…

  • The 12 Days of Christmas? How about the 10 Days of Inversion?

    By DEQ Communications Office Utah kicked off its winter inversion season in full force in early December with gunky air that persisted for 10 straight days.  The Utah Department of Environmental Quality took to its Facebook page to provide residents with regular updates, tips for reducing emissions, and links to our air-quality monitoring data. We’ve…

  • Recess Guidance Protects Kids During Poor Air-Quality Days

    By Brittany Guerra, Guest Blogger DEQ invites guest bloggers to share their thoughts on issues that impact our environment. We appreciate their insights and the opportunity to broaden the conversation with others in the community. Winter months in Utah bring snow sports, holiday feasting, and seasonal inversions. As you’ve watched the mountain line slowly disappear…

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