Air pollution in alaskan communities


While there are various types and degrees of Air Pollution, only those communities formally classified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as Nonattainment or Maintenance Areas, or those communities / areas that regularly exceed or are near violating the health-based National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) are listed on this web page.

The two main EPA criteria pollutants (pollutants that have EPA standards) impacting Alaska are Carbon Monoxide and Particulate Matter.


  • Maintenance Area for Carbon Monoxide
  • Juneau

  • Maintenance Area for Particulate Matter, PM10
  • Nonattainment

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    Air Pollution in Alaska


    Of Interest

    Division of Air Quality