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It's Ozone Season

​​May 1 marks the beginning of ozone season in the Commonwealth, and for some, that means taking extra care to learn before you burn. From May 1 through September 30, outdoor burning in Boone, Boyd, Bullitt, Campbell, Jefferson, Kenton, Lawrence, and Oldham counties is restricted to protect air quality. Learn more in the ozone season press release below.

2022 Annual Report Released

The Division for Air Quality's FY 2022 annual report is now available for viewing. Check it out here: 

DIY Indoor Air Cleaner

​DAQ educator Roberta Burnes demonstrates how you can build your own "Corsi-Rosenthal box" to filter particulate matter, mold, and dust from your indoor air effectively and affordably! Watch the video here.​

Air Quality Awareness Week​

In celebration of Air Quality Awareness Week​​, Kentucky DAQ staff gave a video tour of an air monitoring station in Lexington. Meet some of our environmental scientists and find out how we track air pollution across the commonwealth.

Online Asbestos Abatement Orientation

The option to attend the Division for Air Quality’s Asbestos Abatement Orientation online is now available. To register, please email email Emma Moreo. Include in the email a copy of your most recent EPA Supervisor training certificate. Please note that the online orientation instructions will only be sent to an individual’s email address and not a company wide email address.

Land, Air, & Water

Read about the Division for Air Quality in the EEC's webzine, Land, Air, & Water.

"Smoke School" Prepares Air Quality Inspectors to Read Visible Emissions

Learn Before You Burn

Protecting Air Quality with a Unique Camera

Detecting Volatile Organic Compounds

Raising the Flag for Air Quality

Asbestos Detectives: Preparing the Capital Plaza Tower for Safe Demolition

Braving the Weather for Air Data

Students Design Air Quality Solutions

Teaching About Air Quality with Electric Cars

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