What is your wish for this project?
By commencing with a defined airshed that follows the natural drainage of the Upper Arkansas River, Chaffee County citizens can contribute to community discussions regarding 'How Much Is too Much'--in terms of major & minor sources of air pollution, visibility impairment, air quality monitoring, opacity readings and a suite of community-based discussions that will maintain or enhance the integrity of our regional airshed.
How did it go?
Air quality community discussion was enhanced by creating dialogue between the Chaffee County Environmental Health program and the Town of Buena Vista, CO, along with community members concerned about local air quality. Efforts were made to identify sources of higher particulate concentration--especially emanating from inefficient woodstove utilization. We have commenced discussions regarding 'how much is too much', in terms of particulates and public health nuisances, and are starting...read more