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CO Sees More Air Quality Monitors With Increase In Wildfires

Aug 23, 2018

Smoke hangs above the mountains in the mid-valley last month.
Credit Elizabeth Stewart-Severy / Aspen Public Radio

As fires burn in Colorado and across the west, Roaring Fork communities have frequently been under health advisories for air quality because of smoke.

 

Environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy has been covering the impacts of the such wildfires and discusses the data and observations that inform air quality advisories.