Tag Archives: Alaska

Air pollution at record levels in North Pole Monday

A North Pole monitoring station recorded a record bad air day Monday, based on the Fairbanks North Star Borough’s preliminary data. As an inversion continued to trap cold and polluted air in the Tanana Valley Monday, the air quality was … Continue reading

Posted in Air Quality, USA & Canada | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Alaska officials aim to submit air quality regulations by end of year

Public testimony wrapped up on the state’s proposed air quality regulations last week, and state officials believe they can have the regulations ready by the end of the year. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation received about 90 comments on … Continue reading

Posted in Air Quality, USA & Canada | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The 10 Most Air-Polluted Cities in the U.S.

The World Health Organization has ranked cities around the world on their amount of particulate pollution in the air. Here’s the dirtiest of the dirty in the U.S. via 10. Pittsburgh/San Diego – The 10 Most Air-Polluted Cities in the … Continue reading

Posted in Air Quality, USA & Canada | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wood stoves, extreme cold blight air at Alaska’s North Pole

Santa may need more than Rudolph’s bright nose to get through the grimy North Pole atmosphere. North Pole, Alaska – the Fairbanks suburb, not the spot at the top of the globe – has posted some of the nation’s worst … Continue reading

Posted in Air Quality, USA & Canada | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Air quality warnings persist in Fairbanks North Pole

Air quality warnings have accompanied a stretch of cold weather this week, but those advisories won’t necessarily count against a federal mandate to limit local pollution levels. Borough air quality technician Jim McCormick said early Wednesday afternoon that air quality … Continue reading

Posted in Air Quality, USA & Canada | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment