Education and Engagement

  • Discover what you can do to reduce air pollution and Mecklenburg County Air Quality's work. 

  • Learn about the criteria pollutants and Mecklenburg County's compliance with the federal standards.

  • Where does pollution come from in Mecklenburg County? Learn about the different sources of air pollution. 

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Protect Your Health with AQ Data

Air quality in Mecklenburg County is being tracked in real-time and in communicated using the Air Quality Index (AQI) color code.  This data helps you plan your outdoor activity while minimizing exposure to unhealthy air quality. See current conditions and tomorrow's air quality forecast on your mobile device by downloading the AirNow app.


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