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

Jun 01 03:33PM

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

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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

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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

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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

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2019 Title V Emission Fees Due July 1st

2019 Title V emission fees due July 1, 2020

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5/21/2020

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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

Special Weather Announcement
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Special Weather Announcement

Elevated fire weather conditions continue due to brisk winds and low relative humidity. Sites across Iowa have periodically reported gusts of 30 to 35 mph and very low dewpoints. Those with planned burns should exercise extreme caution or consider an alternative time to burn.

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5/8/2020

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Air Quality Monitoring

Ambient Air Quality affects everyone. Children often play outside during hot, muggy summer afternoons. Their lungs are still developing, and they breathe more rapidly and inhale more air pollution per pound of body weight than adults.

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4/1/2020

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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

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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

Emergency Curfew Order for Polk County In Effect from 9 PM to 5 AM Until Further Notice Polk County Curfew