particulate matter

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for coarse particulate matter (PM-10) effective May 19, 2019 in the Yuma area. PM-10 is made up of small particles found in dust. ADEQ recommends that people limit outdoor activity while the HPA is in effect, especially children and adults with respiratory problems.

Check the Hourly Air Quality Forecast | https://azdeq.gov/node/5177

Health Impacts

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a dust High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Aug. 7 and 8, 2018, for coarse particulate matter (PM-10) for Maricopa County, Arizona. This HPA is due to particle pollutant levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the federal health standard for PM-10.

During this HPA, Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) has declared a “No Burn Day” in Maricopa County and the following mandatory restrictions are in effect:

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, for fine particulate matter(PM2.5) for Maricopa County, Arizona. This HPA is due to particle pollutant levels expected to accumulate enough to exceed the federal health standard for PM2.5.

During this HPA, Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) declares a “No Burn Day” in Maricopa County, which puts the following mandatory restrictions in effect:

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