Bad Air http://upr.org en Watching Disease Happen: the Pathology of Air Pollution http://upr.org/post/watching-disease-happen-pathology-air-pollution <p>For Air Quality Awareness Week, Jennifer Pemberton has been asking local experts to help explain Cache Valley’s air pollution problem to residents. In today’s report, she tours a lab on the campus of Utah State University, where the effects of particulate pollution on human health are easy to see -- with the right equipment.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 15:04:38 +0000 Jennifer Pemberton 23897 at http://upr.org Watching Disease Happen: the Pathology of Air Pollution The Cleanest and the Dirtiest: C. Arden Pope on Why Utah is the Best and Worst Place to Study Air http://upr.org/post/cleanest-and-dirtiest-c-arden-pope-why-utah-best-and-worst-place-study-air <p>This week is Air Quality Awareness Week. Today Jennifer Pemberton&nbsp; takes us on a summarized visit to the Cache Valley Air Quality Summit in Logan to hear air pollution epidemiologist, Dr. C. Arden Pope tell the story of how we’ve cleaned up the air in the U.S. in the past 50 years and how much further we still have to go.<br>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 15:22:04 +0000 Jennifer Pemberton 23781 at http://upr.org The Cleanest and the Dirtiest: C. Arden Pope on Why Utah is the Best and Worst Place to Study Air Red Air by the Numbers http://upr.org/post/red-air-numbers <p>The EPA has designated this week <a href="http://www.epa.gov/airnow/airaware/" target="_blank">Air Quality Awareness Week</a>. As part of UPR’s <a href="/source" target="_blank">community engagement project</a>, Jennifer Pemberton has been talking to Cache County residents about the experience of living with some of the nation’s worst air pollution. This week, she’s taking their questions and comments to local experts. In today’s report, she enlists Dr. Randy Martin to define Red Air by the numbers.<br>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 14:30:53 +0000 Jennifer Pemberton 23722 at http://upr.org Red Air by the Numbers Voices from the Bad Air Story Booth http://upr.org/post/voices-bad-air-story-booth <p>These are some of the voices from our Bad Air Story booth at Logan’s Earth Day Downtown Street Festival. With a background of various local musicians and speakers, we set up a table and microphone to ask Cache Valley residents to tell us their Bad Air stories. Have you ever had a bad air day? How do you know when it’s a bad air day? What do you do about it?&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:19:57 +0000 Jennifer Pemberton 23603 at http://upr.org Voices from the Bad Air Story Booth Community Engagement Project Update: Keep Those Bad Air Stories Coming http://upr.org/post/community-engagement-project-update-keep-those-bad-air-stories-coming <p>Utah Public Radio has partnered with the Public Insight Network to report on public health effects of air pollution in Cache Valley. Listeners and other members of the community here have been telling us their experiences with air pollution through an <a href="http://www.publicinsightnetwork.org/form/utah-public-radio/f1eb685a86f6/having-a-bad-air-day-tell-utah-public-radio-it" target="_blank">online form</a>. Jennifer Pemberton has been listening to these stories and has this update on public concerns:</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 14:38:56 +0000 Jennifer Pemberton 23385 at http://upr.org Tell Us Your "Bad Air" Stories http://upr.org/post/tell-us-your-bad-air-stories <p>If you haven’t filled out our <a href="http://www.publicinsightnetwork.org/form/utah-public-radio/f1eb685a86f6/having-a-bad-air-day-tell-utah-public-radio-it" target="_blank">form about air pollution</a> yet, you now have the chance to come tell us about it in person at our Bad Air Story Booth.</p><p>This Saturday, April 20, from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. members of the Utah Public Radio staff will be collecting your air quality stories at Logan’s Earth Day Downtown Street Festival. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 15:39:32 +0000 Jennifer Pemberton 23180 at http://upr.org Tell Us Your "Bad Air" Stories You are UPR. We are the Listeners. http://upr.org/post/you-are-upr-we-are-listeners <p>We're standing by for your report on air quality in Cache Valley. As a partner of the Public Insight Network, Utah Public Radio is turning to you, our listeners, to report on issues that matter to you. See what we're thinking about at our <a href="http://www.upr.org/source">Source page</a> and chime in on any issue any time you have something to say.</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 15:28:15 +0000 UPR 22491 at http://upr.org You are UPR. We are the Listeners.