American Lung Association Wildfire Smoke Further Degrades Lane County's Air Quality By Brian Bull • Apr 24, 2019 Mark Gunn / Flickr Lane County’s air quality gets a dismal grade in the latest annual report by the American Lung Association. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, wildfires are to blame. Lane County Receives Contradictory Grades For Air Quality By Kyra Buckley • Apr 20, 2016 Anni Katz There’s good news and bad news about Lane County’s Air Quality from a recent American Lung Association report. The area gets an “A” for its low ozone levels. But too much wood smoke makes the air unhealthy some of the year.