Benton Clean Air Agency

Air Quality

This data is reported directly from the WA Department of Ecology's website. Due to high traffic, the website availability is intermittent.

Dust (PM10) & Smoke (PM2.5)

  • Please visit the Department of Ecology's website here for current information.

Ozone (03)

  • Our summer Ozone monitoring has now concluded. We will resume the program in summer 2023.

Quick Links

The Benton Clean Air Agency will be holding their regular board meeting on Thursday, September 22nd, 2022 at 5:00pm. Click this link to attend the Zoom meeting or enter the ID: 899 9858 0758 and password: 285238


Washington Smoke Information - County, state, and federal agencies provide information for Washington communities affected by smoke from wildland fires (includes links in Spanish)

Tri-City Ozone Forecast

We would like to take a moment to acknowledge Ben Franklin Transit for it’s continual support and proactive work in being part of the solution to our ozone problem in the Tri-City area. To find out more, visit their website at

Statewide Air Monitoring Network - Ecology’s monitors, the color codes indicate the air quality at each monitor. Please note that some of the monitors will not reflect the level of smoke/PM2.5 because they measure another pollutant. PM2.5 can be selected at the top.

Washington Air Quality Advisory (WAQA) - Provides guidance based on the air quality advisory level shown to the left

Ecology’s Webpage on Outdoor or Windblown Dust -provides information on sources, health effects, and how to protect yourself from windblown dust

Understanding Burn Bans - A video that explains the different types of burn bans and why they are important

Emergency Alerts - Sign up to receive emergency weather alerts

Proof of Notification - New marijuana production and processing notification