Air Quality Advisory Issued for Prince George
Prince George, B.C. – High concentrations of fine particulate in the Prince George airshed have prompted an Air Quality Advisory for P.G.
The Ministry of the Environment says poor dispersion because of calm winds, will likely to keep levels of PM2.5 concentrations elevated until the weather conditions change.
The Provincial Ambient Air Quality Objective for PM2.5 is 25 micrograms per cubic metre(mg m-3 ), averaged over 24 hours. As of 7 this morning, the 24-hour average PM2.5 concentration for Prince George was 25.6 micrograms per cubic meter.
Air Quality Advisory remains in effect for Vanderhoof where this morning, the concentration of fine particulates was 45.1 micrograms per cubic meter.