Stories tagged: air
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 5 a.m.
Spokane Fire Department air packs found to be clear of contaminants
Spokane firefighters may soon breath easy again after a recent round of testing determined there are no contaminants in the department’s air tanks.
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 6 a.m.
Tests show lead in air equipment used by Spokane firefighters
Further rounds of testing have discovered lead in two now-decommissioned compressors used to supply Spokane firefighters with breathable air.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 6 a.m.
Spokane firefighters get new compressors to fill air tanks, amid concerns of lead contamination
The Spokane City Council on Monday unanimously approved the purchase of two new compressors to fill the air tanks of firefighters, after an odd smell prompted the department to take …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Air pollution advisory extended until Friday
An air pollution advisory for Portland has been extended until noon Friday as haze from Northwest wildfires remains in the region.
Mon., July 30, 2007
No fix in sight for snarls on Flint near airport
The intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and Flint Road has some safety issues, but there are no immediate plans to improve it. More people are driving through the intersection on …
Sat., Aug. 19, 1995
New Study Blames Cooking Gas For Smog Plaguing Mexico City Environmentalists Say Cars, Factories More Likely Culprits
Is cooking gas the major cause of smog in Mexico City? Photo by Associated Press
Wed., Feb. 15, 1995
Couple’s Home Tests Out As Far Too Gassy
Bob and Carol Renner found high levels of radon in their basement. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review