Clean air is a most important natural resource. Air pollution is
produced from many human activities, primarily from combustion of fossil fuel
for transportation and power generation.
Listen to the daily
AQI (Air Quality Index) recording by calling
or view our
Current AQI Readings
National Air Quality
The average person breathes more than 3,000
gallons of air each day. The quality of the
air affects how we live and breathe,
especially if you are a child,older adult or
anyone with a heart condition or lung
disease, like asthma. Sign up for
EnviroFlash alerts to get daily updates on
air quality at
This will help you know when and how to plan
to protect yourself on unhealthy days.
EnviroFlash is a free service from the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency and Palm
Beach County Health Department Air Pollution
Daily Air Quality Alerts!
Our air program is responsible for assuring good air quality for the community
through many regulatory and non-regulatory programs, including:
The Palm Beach County Health Department's air program has been in operation
for over 25 years. The challenge facing air quality for the new millennium will be met by continuing working partnerships with government officials, and with business, community, and citizen groups.
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