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Air quality

Discover more about Alberta’s air quality, air quality measurements and how it is affected by natural and human sources

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Alberta air quality management frameworks.

Up-to-date health advisories related to air quality.

Learn about the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) and how you can use it to determine your level of health risk.

Air quality in Alberta is managed through the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, its regulations and related legislation.

Learn about Alberta’s air quality management system and how air quality can be affected by both natural and human sources.

Alberta’s air quality modelling requirements and methods.

Alberta gathers information on various aspects of air quality across the province to inform decisions on managing air quality.

Learn more about Alberta’s environmental monitoring, evaluation and reporting programs.

Farmers can increase the sustainability of their farming operations by minimizing airborne emissions such as ammonia, dust and odour.