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The downside to living in the valley

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Despite recent wildfires, air quality in the Valley is improving

Have you ever looked up at the gray haze that looms over Fresno in the afternoon hours and wondered “What is that and why is it there?” Many might think Fresno’s notoriously unhealthy air is growing worse, but the opposite ...

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Unhealthy air quality alert in effect for Friday

An alert is in effect Friday that warns people to be wary of the poor air quality in Fresno, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District said. The warning previously only affected people with lung ailments like asthma, but ...

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Historic fire 75 percent contained as of Tuesday morning

Fresno State students may have felt more than a tickle in their throats the past few weeks while breathing in the hot Valley air. This time around, allergies are not to blame.

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Poor air quality affects students health

Students at California State University, Fresno battle allergies due to pollution and increased airborne dust from high winds, according to University Health and Psychological Services Nurse Practitioner, Kay Busby.

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The air up there

Unlike many people in the Valley, some Fresno State student-athletes and coaches do not have the luxury of stepping inside air-conditioned rooms when they go to work.

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Geography students study the air — from above


The Fresno State geography department is conducting a unique, two-phased air quality research endeavor to measure ozone levels in the Central Valley and to educate the public on the health effects of air pollution.

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