NEW: The Basics - 2019
Learn the basics of the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District's operations, governance, jurisdiction and history.
Asbestos containing materials become a health hazard once they are disturbed. Intact, asbestos fibers embedded within construction materials, components, and rock are inert and do not pose a health hazard; however, once they are disturbed, through physical contact such as land grading or building renovation and demolition activities, asbestos fibers may be rendered airborne. The California Air Resources Board has identified asbestos as a toxic air contaminant.
Why should I use a wood moisture meter? Burning wet wood is a waste of energy. Wood burns most efficiently when the moisture content is between 15% - 20%. Learn more about burning drier and burning better.
Informational brochure on the potential health hazards of unpaved roads and ways you can protect yourself and others.
A 2014 video produced by the California Air Pollution Control Officers Association which spotlights the impressive work being done by California's 35 air districts.
Burn dry firewood to save money and health. Burning dry firewood can save money and protect you and your family's health. A properly installed and operated wood-burning stove should produce little smoke.
— La Madera Humeda es un Desperdicio (Don't Burn Wet Wood en español)
Lista de metodos de calefaccion limpia y eficiente: Quemar lena seca puede ahorrar dinero y proteger tu salud y la de tu familia. Una estufa de lena instalada y usada apropiadamente debe producior poco humo.
Does your wood stove have a dirty little secret? Burn the right wood, the right way, and in the right appliance.
— Tiene tu Estufa de Lena un Secretro Sucio? (Wood Stone Dirty Secrets en español)
Aprende antes de quemar la lena: Quema la madera correcta, De la forma correcta, En la estufa correcta.
The Air Quality Index (AQI) reports ozone, particulate matter and other common pollutants. The higher the rating, the greater the danger. The AQI is divided into several categories and information about how to avoid exposure is listed within each category.
— Índice de Calidad del Aire (AQI Index Chart en español)
El Índice de Calidad del Aire (AQI) informa ozono, partículas y otros contaminantes comunes.
Cuanto mayor es la calificación, mayor es el peligro.
Located in the lobby of the MDAQMD's Victorville offices, the Clean Power Education Center (CPEC) was designed to promote renewable, clean sources of energy and educate the public about the benefits of using clean energy to the environment, the economy and future energy demands.
The High Desert has a well-deserved reputation as one of California's most business-friendly regions. If you're looking for an affordable, progressive, business-friendly location with optimum air quality to site your business, look no further for an air district that prides