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Air quality is considered satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.

Aug 12 01:38AM

Post Storm Clean Up
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Post Storm Clean Up

POST-STORM CLEANUP The recent high wind event may require municipalities to provide post-storm cleanup services to their residents. Municipalities may submit application to Polk County Public Works – Air Quality Division for open burning of tree debris.

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8/11/2020

Covid-19 Office Closings
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Covid-19 Office Closings

Due to Covid-19 Pandemic Polk County is closing office and facilities to the public. We are continuing with our daily operations and providing services, but with adjustments to how we interact with our clients and the public.

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4/30/2020

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American Lung Association Releases State of the Air Report for 2020

For 21 years, the American Lung Association has analyzed data from official air quality monitors to compile the "State of the Air" report.

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4/24/2020

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

As Air Quality Awareness Week comes to an end @PolkCoIAAirQ encourages you to continue learning about Air Quality and checking your local AQI daily. Subscribe to AQI notifications at https://t.co/OObrskaUP0 #AQAW2020 #BetterAirBetterHealth #EPAat50

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5/8/2020

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

RT @AIRNow: Distance learning with your students and kids? You can use our resources for stay-at-home environmental lessons and activities…

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5/8/2020

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

RT @WeAre4CleanAir: AQAW 2020 - To contain the coronavirus pandemic, billions of people are staying at home having a dramatic impact on air…

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5/7/2020

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

Air Quality Awareness Week continues with our focus today on Air Quality Around the World. Curious how different the AQI looks around the globe? @AIRNow DOS collects AQ Monitoring data from U.S. embassies and consulates around the world. #AQAW2020 https://t.co/hhUbR6qxrb

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5/7/2020

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Fireworks Smoke Triggers Air Quality Exceedances Over Holiday Weekend

Several Iowa monitoring sites recorded exceedances of the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for fine particulate matter over the Fourth of July weekend. Exceedances of the standard were recorded in Des Moines, Davenport, and Muscatine on July 4, and in Des Moines and Clive on July 5.

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7/16/2020

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

RT @WeAre4CleanAir: The American Lung Association reports that 2.5 million kids and 10.6 million adults with asthma live in counties with n…

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5/5/2020

DNR Safety Tips to Enjoy Fireworks
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DNR Safety Tips to Enjoy Fireworks

As much as we love fireworks displays, drifting smoke can cause breathing problems for some and large crowds may pose a risk this year. Click to learn more on safety tips to enjoy fireworks and protect sensitive people.

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6/29/2020

PolkCo-IA AirQuality
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PolkCo-IA AirQuality

Air Quality Awareness Week 2020 will be celebrated May 4 – 8. The theme this year is Better Air, Better Health! Our goal is to promote events that increase air quality awareness and encourage people to check the Air Quality Index (AQI) daily. #AQAW2020

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5/5/2020

Air Quality News
New DNR Payment Portal for Title V Emission Fees

DNR launched a new online payment portal for facilities to pay annual Title V fees. Visit https://programs.iowadnr.gov/payments/ and search for the facility by EIQ number, facility name or ID.

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6/2/2020