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Clean Air Day

June 8, 2022

Blue Skies Bicycle Ride Today is Clean Air Day, an annual, international day to recognize how important good air quality is to our health, our environment, and the economy. The 2022 international Clean Air Day focus is on air quality in a changing climate. Some air pollutants, such as car emissions, contribute to climate change. […]

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Dr. Martha Kostuch Scholarship – Now Accepting Applications

May 25, 2022

The Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the Dr. Martha Kostuch Scholarship. This scholarship celebrates the legacy of environmental advocate Dr. Martha Kostuch, who was a founding member and director of Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ). During her 30-year career as an environmental advocate, Dr. […]

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2021 Martha Kostuch Scholarship Winner Announced

August 24, 2021

Rayelle Cooper, a 2021 graduate from David Thompson High School in Rocky Mountain House, is the recipient of this year’s Martha Kostuch Scholarship for Environmental Excellence. This September, Rayelle will attend Mount Royal University in Calgary to pursue a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science.  After graduating with her degree, Rayelle plans to pursue new […]

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POOR AIR QUALITY DUE TO WILDFIRE SMOKE

July 18, 2021

LOCATION/S: Red Deer and area   Due to the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) reaching a high level in Red Deer an Air Quality Health Statement has been issued by Environment and Climate Change Canada. To protect yourself, limit exposure by adjusting your outdoor activity during episodes of increased air pollution (AQHI of 7 and […]

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Environment Canada Issues Special Air Quality Statement

June 29, 2021

Environment Canada has released a special air quality statement concerning conditions for most of central Alberta. “Due to the current weather conditions (the high-pressure ridge that is also impacting current extreme temperatures), Environment Canada anticipates increasing concentrations of pollutants affecting area quality throughout much of central Alberta.” At 7 AM this morning, the Air Quality […]

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