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 Non-attainment 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 here.
The two main EPA criteria pollutants (pollutants that have EPA standards) impacting Alaska are Carbon Monoxide and Particulate Matter.
Matanuska - Susitna Valley
Rural Alaska Particulate Matter (PM10) issues (dust)
Rural Alaska Particulate Matter (PM2.5) issues (woodsmoke)
Air Pollution in Alaska
Indoor Air Quality
Projects & Reports
Division of Air Quality