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Wildfires are making extreme air pollution even worse in the northwest U.S.

Smoke from blazes ravaging western states is counteracting clean air improvements The northwestern United States has become an air pollution hot spot — literally. Air quality in states from Nevada to Montana is worse than it was 30 years ago on … Continue reading

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Air Pollution Alert in effect for Missoula

A Stage I Air Pollution Alert is in effect for Missoula County, meaning that no visible emissions are allowed from any wood stove or other solid fuel burning devices without a valid Stage I Air Alert Permit. Local health officials … Continue reading

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Air quality worsens, Missoula Valley sees influx of smoke

Montana’s air quality is continuing to deteriorate in some areas, with both the Bitterroot and Gallatin Valleys reporting unhealthy conditions Thursday because of fire smoke. Missoula, Frenchtown, Great Falls, Billings and Helena have had varied air quality throughout the day. … Continue reading

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