B.C. Air Quality

Air Quality Health Index Variation across British Columbia
September 2010

This report gives an overview of the  Air Quality Health Index and how it has been developed to provide British Columbians and other Canadians with an estimate of the short-term health risk caused by degraded air quality. Urban areas in Metro Vancouver and the Lower Fraser Valley generally have a higher frequency of days with Moderate Health Risk on the AQHI scale , (with the exception of Prince George) compared to Interior communities.
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