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Current Colorado Smoke Outlook

Air Quality

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Air QualityAir quality impacts our quality of life in numerous ways. Poor outdoor air quality can decrease visibility and negatively impact our respiratory health. Outdoor air pollution is generated by fires, construction, and street maintenance, as well as chemical pollutants generated by vehicles, oil and gas operations, and even spilling gas at the fueling station.

Steps to Better Air

Outdoor Air Quality

Reducing gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicle miles is an important step to improving outdoor air quality. You can reduce your vehicle miles by walking, bicycling, carpooling, using public transit, or driving an electric vehicle.

Track Your Impact with Simple Steps Better Air.

Monitor how you travel with Every Trip Counts.

Indoor Air Quality

Please review the Buildings and Infrastructure page to learn how to check and improve your indoor air quality.

Monitor Outdoor Air

Boulder County

Oil and Gas Development and Air Quality in Boulder County

Colorado and Other Regional Organizations

CDPHE Air Quality Monitoring, Modeling and Data for Colorado.

CDPHE Motor Vehicles Emissions program for controlling air pollution in Colorado.
Explore regional initiatives with the Denver and North Front Range Regional Air Quality Council.

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