While Grande Prairie continues to enjoy a low risk Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) rating, Alberta Health Services has issued a precautionary Air Quality Health Advisory for the region. Smoke in the air due to uncontrolled fires in northern Alberta may cause deterioration of air quality into the weekend.
For up to the hour AQHI rating please visit www.paza.ca
The following information is courtesy of Alberta Health Services:
PAZA has been awarded a $10,000.00 grant from Alberta Environment and Water for public education and outreach. On June 5th and 6th in partnership with the City of Grande Prairie and Canfor, PAZA will host the first ever vehicle emissions clinic in Grande Prairie! Check out our web page for details on the Free Vehicle Emissions Clinic.
The Peace Airshed will be hosting our Annual General Meeting on April 23, 2012! And you are invited to learn about the air quality in the peace region over the past year. It will be a great event with lots of opportunities to speak with local municipalities, government agencies and industry.
PAZA thanks our members for their support over the 2011 monitoring year. Our regional monitoring network would be unable to operate without the valuable support of our members.
Members represented various stakeholder groups by regularly attending meetings, participating on committees and donating their time and resources to PAZA. These members are the back bone of PAZA and ensure that we continue to operate with integrity to ensure the best possible air quality data is available to everyone.
To see a complete list of our sponsors go to our members page. And stop in and say thank you to our members for participating in PAZA!
Alberta Environment and Water has release a document regarding the value of air and watershed in Alberta. This report was summarized in the presentation below presented by Cory Doll, Senior Relationship Advisor with Alberta Environment & Water.