Benton Clean Air Agency

Air Quality

This data is reported directly from the WA Department of Ecology's website. Please visit the Department of Ecology's website here for current information.

Kennewick PM10 (Dust) & PM2.5 (Smoke)

  • The dominant pollutant will be displayed on the gauge.


Prosser PM2.5 (Smoke)


Ozone (03) and PM2.5 (Smoke)

  • The dominant pollutant will be displayed on the gauge.

Quick Links

NEW WEBSITE in 2024

Our new website will be available Summer of 2024. If you are currently experiencing any issues, please call 509-783-1304 for assistance.

Woodstove Recycle Program - Recycle your Uncertified woodstove and receive $400.

The BCAA has funding in place to help Benton County resident’s with the replacement of older solid fuel burning devices if you qualify. Only two stoves may be recycled per residence. You can find the forms to your right under Services.

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Directors for Benton Clean Air Agency will hold a Public Hearing at its Regular Board Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2024 which will be held at 5:00 pm. The public hearing is for Benton Clean Air Agency 2025 Fiscal Year Budget. The meeting will be held at the Agency office located at 526 South Steptoe Street in Kennewick, Washington.

Public attendance will also be allowed through remote access. Remote access information will be updated on the Agency webpage at www.bentoncleanair.org. Updated information is also available by calling 509-783-1304 or by emailing contact@bentoncleanair.org.

The Benton Clean Air Agency will be holding a regular board meeting on Thursday, May 23rd, 2024 at 5:00pm. Click this link to attend the Zoom meeting or enter the ID: 851 6974 3073 and password:150678

Agenda

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

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.

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