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About the Clean Air Make More Program

This press room is designed to provide news and information about what we are proud to do each and every day: encourage residents and businesses in Maricopa County to take simple actions to clean the air we breathe. Here, you will find recent press releases issued by the Maricopa County Air Quality Department, information about the Clean Air Make More initiative and upcoming events.

Please direct any media inquiries to Clean Air Make More.

Press Releases

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  • The Effect of Personal Fireworks on the Air Quality in Maricopa County
    on December 29, 2021 at 10:02 pm

    Each year during the holiday season, Maricopa County experiences high concentrations of particulate matter the size of 2.5 microns, more commonly known as PM2.5 or smoke. The smoke is caused by the use of personal fireworks and wood burning devices.