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Brian Bull / KLCC

Air quality indexes range from “unhealthy” to “hazardous” across the region, as wildfires continue to burn. And homeless people remain limited in options.

Brian Bull / KLCC

Wildfire smoke has made the air dangerous to breathe across the Eugene-Springfield area.  But there is relief later in the week.

Lane County Air Quality Agency Says Smog Levels Are Rising

Aug 19, 2016
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As temperatures rise, so do smog levels, says the lane regional air protection agency or LARAPA.

Jes Burns

In October, the Environmental Protection Agency took steps to protect public health by tightening restrictions on smog. The new clean air standard is not as far-reaching as health and environmental advocates were calling for. But it’s more strict than many industry representatives wanted to see.