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November 1, 2019

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This report is Alberta’s fourth annual report on the Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards (CAAQS). The report summarizes the CAAQS status for Alberta’s air zones for ambient concentrations of fine particulate matter and ground-level ozone measured in the years 2015, 2016, and 2017.


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October 29, 2019

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Hourly data collected by Alberta Environment and Parks using a mobile atmospheric monitoring laboratory (MAML) as part of emergency response monitoring during the 2016 Horse River Wildfire.


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September 12, 2019

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This information sheet provides information on how notification, assessment, and communication of air quality events occur in Alberta. It is also intended to increase public awareness about the Air Quality Notification Protocol and to encourage the public to sign up for Environment Canada’s EC...


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November 1, 2018

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This report assesses levels of fine particulate matter and ground-level ozone measured in Alberta in the years 2014, 2015, and 2016 and determines air quality management levels for each air zone for the 2014-2016 assessment period. It is the third annual report on the Canadian Ambient Air Quality...


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April 1, 2018

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This report was prepared to assess whether the soil and air quality in Fort McMurray and surrounding areas met ecological and human health guidelines during the response to the Horse River Wildfire of 2016 and after clean-up of the debris and damage that remained. This two-part report has been...


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January 1, 2018

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This updated inventory provides a temporal and spatial estimation of ammonia and particulate matter emissions associated with confined feeding operations (CFOs) in Alberta in 2016.


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June 26, 2017

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Performance specification standards have been developed as part of the revision and update of the Alberta Air Monitoring Directive. The specification standard sheets were designed to provide a reference for approved methods and minimum performance specifications to assure the consistency and...


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April 1, 2017

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This technical document was prepared to provide preliminary information on particulate matter impacts on air quality during re-entry into an urban area after it was severely impacted by wildfire.


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March 15, 2017

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Smog is a pollution mixture of gases and particles that can appear in the air as a visibility reducing haze. Smog can have negative effects on human health, vegetation and air quality, and is an issue in Alberta, across Canada and around the world.


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March 15, 2017

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Alberta has a comprehensive air quality management system that is used to address air quality issues and concerns. Air quality can be affected by both natural and human sources. When substances from natural and anthropogenic, or human, sources accumulate in the atmosphere, air quality can degrade...