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Clean Air Report: January starts off the year with mostly “good” air quality

January's Review This January we mostly had "good" air quality at our Chinatown-International District air monitor. Six days measured in the "moderate" category, mostly due to little wind and rain to blow away the air...

International District Clean Air Report: Rainy September and October brings four days in the...

September and October's Review We mostly had “good” air quality these last two months at our neighborhood air monitor. Only four days measured in the “moderate” range during that time, mostly due to all the...

International District Clean Air Report: Summer weather brings month-long “good” air quality

Last month’s review July was a clean month like most spring and summer months. Thanks to this great weather, all days were in the “good” category at our Chinatown-International District air monitor. In fact, the last...

International District Clean Air Report: All June days in the “good” air quality

June review Thankfully we had another clean month, with all days in the “good” air quality range at our Chinatown-International District air monitor. The spring and summer months typically have the best air quality with...

International District Clean Air Report: May had 30 ‘good’ air quality days

Last month’s review Thanks to the breezy weather, we had a clean May, with 30 “good” air quality days and only one in the “moderate” range. Air pollution in the Chinatown-International District mainly comes from cars...

International District Clean Air Report: Warm and dry April resulted in six “moderate” air...

Last month’s review This April had some warm and dry spells in the middle of the month. This resulted in six “moderate” air quality days. The main sources of air pollution in the neighborhood are cars...

Opinion: Puget Sound Clean Air Agency seeks community input

The following is a message from Puget Sound Clean Air Agency: How do local decisions over time affect our health and wellbeing today? That’s one of the many big questions that we at the Puget Sound...

International District Clean Air Report: Mostly “good” air quality in February

Last month’s review For February, air quality in the neighborhood was mostly “good,” with four days in the “moderate” range. Unfortunately, the air monitoring site in the Chinatown-International District was down for maintenance for five...

ID Clean Air Report: December 2015 had cleanest air since Summer 2014

Idling a car or truck for more than ten seconds uses more fuel (and creates more pollution) than restarting the vehicle.

ID Clean Air Report: Wind keeps October pollution mild

A look at air quality in the ID in October