Aspen uses the Air Quality Index (AQI) tool to understand current air quality. The higher the AQI value, the greater the level of air pollution, and the greater the health concern. Aspen’s AQI is calculated using data from air quality monitors.
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Why is an Air Quality program important?
Protects the health of the environment and community through indoor and outdoor air quality programs.
Provides validated air quality data and reliable information related to air quality health.
Air quality has improved significantly in the past few decades thanks to the work of many city departments, outside partners, and the community.
Learn more about the efforts made by the City of Aspen and its partners by checking out our 2022 Annual Air Quality Report.