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State Samples Afton Air Quality

January 9, 2014 Lincoln County, State of Wyoming No Comments
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The state wants to know how human activity is affecting the air quality in Afton.  To that end, Wyoming’s Department of Environmental Quality – Air Quality Division has begun operating a Mobile Beta Attenuation Monitor trailer in Afton.  That unit houses continuous particulate matter and meteorological instrumentation.   The trailer is located inside the limits of the town for population-based monitoring over the period of approximately one year.  Information gathered is intended to update a five year assessment of air quality around the state.  To that end, Wyoming operates monitoring stations throughout the state.

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