COVID-19 lockdowns resulted in better air quality due to decreased commercial activity and automobile traffic. The lifting of lockdowns and a recent surge of wildfires in Western and Mountain states has quickly reversed this trend.
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The air you breathe does more than affect your lungs.
Northwest Innovation Works has received a draft of its first major permit, an important step for the $1 billion proposed methanol refinery project.