King County, Washington
Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (external link)
Look up air quality forecasts and air quality burn bans, learn about air quality priorities, regulations, and permits, get the news on air quality and peruse the library.
King County climate change
Detailed information related to addressing greenhouse gas emissions and other air pollution through clean mobility, waste to resource, waste to energy, and energy and resource efficiency efforts.
- King County Strategic Climate Action Plan
Guides County work to achieve ambitious greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets, prepare for the impacts of a changing climate, and ensure that King County continues to lead on climate action.
- King County Progress Report
Environmental indicators: climate change - KingStat
Explore environmental data about air quality and trends for King County, Washington.
Fire safety burn bans and air quality burn bans
Burn ban announcements and burn permit options.
Indoor air quality
How to determine the quality of indoor air and identify sources of poor indoor quality, and tips on how to improve it.
- Dept. of Natural Resources and Parks
- Dept. of Health - Seattle and King County
- Dept. of Transportation
News and announcements
Jul. 14, 2018
King County Fire Marshal issues burn ban
With continued dry conditions in the forecast, the King County Fire Marshal has issued a Phase 1 burn ban in unincorporated King County starting July 15. The ban will remain in effect until further notice.
Apr. 19, 2017
External article, Greentech Media
Washington State Spearheads a Novel Clean Energy Solution for Starbucks, REI and Target (and King County)
Jun. 1, 2016
External article, Seattle P-I
A West Coast climate accord, a new Clean Air Rule announced for state
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