Air Quality Awareness Week: Air Quality Trends in Wyoming

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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Air Quality Awareness Week: Air Quality Trends in Wyoming

Air Quality Fact: According to the Environmental Council of States, or ECOS, common outdoor pollutants in Wyoming decreased by 19% between 1997 and 2016, while population grew by almost 20%. There are six common outdoor air pollutants that are regulated by state and federal rules: carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), particulate matter (PM), sulfur dioxide (SO2), ozone (O3), and lead (Pb).

Resource: To learn more about air pollution in Wyoming you can visit us at http://deq.wyoming.gov/aqd/. There you can read about projects and programs that will reduce pollution in Wyoming even further, such as proposed rules and regulations or the Emission Reduction Pilot Program.

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