Sponsored by
air quality

air qualityRSS

Advocates: Cuts to EPA budget will be felt in Az programs

Arizona received $315M in funding for specific federal programs over the past five years – funding that could be endangered by proposed cuts to the EPA budget.... Read more»

Public meetings this week on Oracle Ridge mine air quality

Public meetings are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday on the reopening of an underground copper mine on the north side of the Catalina Mountains. An open house and public hearing on an air quality permit for the mine will be held in Catalina.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: How is Tucson's air quality?

Today on Buckmaster — Beth Gorman of the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality, certified financial planner Shelly Fishman, aging expert Gale Morgan, and John Sefton, deputy director of Tucson Parks and Recreation.... Read more»

Kids gear up to Walk n' Roll to school

Students around Tucson won't be hiding inside this Friday the 13th when they walk, ride, skate and scooter to school to improve Pima County's air quality in the annual Walk n' Roll to School Day.... Read more»

Weather

Pima County issues (another) air quality advisory

High winds may mean trouble breathing for some, Pima County officials said Friday, as they issued the third air quality warning this week. People "with heart disease and respiratory sensitivities may wish to reduce their exposure to outside air."... Read more»

Pima County issues air quality warning

High winds may mean trouble breathing for some, Pima County officials said Monday. 45-mph gusts and dry conditions prompted them to issue an air quality advisory. People "with heart disease and respiratory sensitivities may wish to reduce their exposure to outside air."... Read more»

Pollution by the numbers

From Tonawanda, N.Y., to Hayden, hundreds of U.S. communities are still exposed to pollutants, which can cause cancer, birth defects and other health issues — more than 20 years after passage of the Clean Air Act.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Politics and civil discussions

Is civility possible in politics? UA Communication Professor Dr. Kate Kenski addresses that question. Plus, Pima County air quality.... Read more»1

Walk to School Day promotes clean air, fit kids

A record 49 schools in the Tucson area are participating in International Walk to School Day on Wednesday to support active lifestyles in children and improve air quality.... Read more»