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Air Quality Awareness Week set for May 2-6

By Paul Trygstad | Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division

Editor’s note: The following information is provided by

FORT CARSON, Colo. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the National Weather Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Department of State announce that Air Quality Awareness Week 2022 is celebrated May 2-6, 2022. The 2022 theme is “Be Air Aware & Prepared.” The goal is to promote events that increase air quality awareness and encourage people to check the Air Quality Index daily.

The EPA will focus on the following daily topics this year, featuring one each day on the Air Quality Awareness Week website starting May 2, 2022.

Monday — Wildfires & Smoke

Tuesday — Asthma and Your Health

Wednesday — Citizen Science & Sensors

Thursday — Environmental Justice & Air Quality

Friday — Air Quality Around the World


For information about air quality and health, visit

Air Quality Awareness Week set for May 2-6
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