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AirNow

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General Agency Information
Name: AirNow
Contact Information
Website: https://www.airnow.gov/
Details
Description: AirNow is your one-stop source for air quality data. Our recently redesigned site highlights air quality in your local area first, while still providing air quality information at state, national, and world views. A new interactive map even lets you zoom out to get the big picture or drill down to see data for a single air quality monitor.

AirNow reports air quality using the official U.S. Air Quality Index (AQI), a color-coded index designed to communicate whether air quality is healthy or unhealthy for you. When you know the AQI in your area, you can take steps to protect your health.

AirNow is a partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Park Service, NASA, Centers for Disease Control, and tribal, state, and local air quality agencies. Complete list of AirNow partners. Agencies all over the country send their monitoring data to AirNow for display. The Department of State provides data from U.S. Embassies and Consulates to inform personnel and citizens overseas, and the U.S. Forest Service and NOAA provide fire and smoke data.
Languages other than English: Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled: Not Applicable
Public Transportation: Not Applicable
Eligibility: Open to All
Fees: None
Areas Served: See Description Notes
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Air Pollution Control
Environmental and Public Health/Safety
Public Health
This agency was last updated on August 21, 2020