Air Quality Advisory in effect for North Pole till Wednesday Oct. 28th

Events | Posted October 28, 2014

North Pole is forecast to be “unhealthy for sensitive groups” through Wednesday, October 28th. The Voluntary Burn Cessation program is in effect. Also, remember to plug in your vehicles! For more information visit www.fnsb.us/airquality.

CANCELLED – APCC Meeting Tuesday, Oct 21st at 6:30pm

Events | Posted October 20, 2014

The Air Pollution Control Commission meeting scheduled for October 21st has been cancelled.

If you have any questions, please call 459-1312.

New payment option for the Enhanced Voluntary Replacement and Repair Programs!

Events | Posted July 10, 2014

The Borough Air Quality office is now able to reimburse vendors of heating appliances directly as a payment option for the Enhanced Voluntary Replacement and Repair Programs. Applicants must still go through the application process but will need to fill out an additional form (see below) for this payment option. This form must be signed by the applicant and the vendor and returned to the FNSB Air Quality office prior to being officially accepted into the program.

This is completely optional for both applicants and vendors.

For more questions please contact the Air Quality office at (907) 459-1005.

Click HERE for the Vendor Payment Application Form

Air Pollution Control Commission Mtg Wednesday, April 9th at 6:30pm

Events | Posted April 2, 2014

The Air Pollution Control Commission will hold a meeting Wednesday, April 9th, in the Borough Assembly Chambers at the Borough Administration Center, located at 809 Pioneer Rd, at 6:30 pm. There will be an update on the State Implementation Plan (SIP) and the Borough’s Air Quality Improvement Program. See the agenda for more details. See you there!

APCC agenda 2014-04-09

Air Pollution Control Commission Mtg Tues, Dec 3rd at 6:30pm

Events | Posted November 22, 2013

The Air Pollution Control Commission will hold a meeting Tuesday, December 3rd, in the Borough Assembly Chambers at the Borough Administration Center, located at 809 Pioneer Rd, at 6:30 pm. There will be an update on the State Implementation Plan (SIP) and the Borough’s Air Quality Improvement Program (including educational outreach efforts and the wood stove change out programs). See the agenda for more details. See you there!

APCC agenda 2013-12-03

Air Pollution Control Commission Mtg Tues, Sept 24th at 6:30pm

Events | Posted September 17, 2013

The Air Pollution Control Commission will hold a meeting Tuesday, September 24th, in the Borough Assembly Chambers at the Borough Administration Center, located at 809 Pioneer Rd, at 6:30 pm. There will be an update on the State Implementation Plan (SIP) and the Borough’s Air Quality Improvement Program (including educational outreach efforts and the wood stove change out programs). See the agenda for more details. See you there!

APCC meeting agenda

Audio from Air Pollution Control Commission meeting on 6-25-13

Events | Posted June 28, 2013

Here is the audio from the last Air Pollution Control Commission meeting (held on 6-25-13). It has been broken into 4 sections to allow for easier downloading.

Part 1 – Agenda items 1-5a
Part 2 – Agenda item 5b (Superior Pellet Report)
Part 3 – Agenda item 5b (Walleri report)
Part 4 – Agenda item 5c-7

Air Pollution Control Commission Mtg Tues, June 25th at 6:30pm

Events | Posted June 19, 2013

The Air Pollution Control Commission will hold a meeting Tuesday, June 25th, in the Borough Assembly Chambers at the Borough Administration Center, located at 809 Pioneer Rd, at 6:30 pm. There will be an update on the State Implementation Plan (SIP) and the Borough’s Air Quality Improvement Program (including educational outreach efforts and the wood stove change out programs). There will also be two presentations by members of the public (see the agenda for more details). See you there!

APCC Meeting Agenda

Air Pollution Control Commission Mtg Tues, March 19th at 6:30pm

Events | Posted March 14, 2013

The Air Pollution Control Commission will hold a meeting Tuesday, March 19, in Pioneer Hall at Pioneer Park, located at 2300 Airport Way (entrance off of Moore Street), at 6:30 pm. There will be an update on the State Implementation Plan (SIP) and discussion of some proposed ordinances that introduce new Air Quality Improvement programs. See you there!

APCC Agenda 2013-03-19

New Wood Stove Change Out Program Application Now Available!

Events | Posted January 11, 2013

We will begin accepting applications for the new change out program on Monday, January 14th. Information on the new program and applications can be found on the “Change Out Program” tab above or by visiting www.aqfairbanks.com/wood-stoves/. Applications are also available in the FNSB Air Quality office at 3175 Peger Rd.

Because this is a new program with slightly different terms and conditions, everyone will be required to complete the new application.

Air Pollution Control Commission Mtg Tues, January 15th at 6:30pm

Events | Posted January 10, 2013

The Air Pollution Control Commission will hold a meeting Tuesday, January 15th, 2012, in the Borough Assembly Chambers at the Borough Administration Center, located at 809 Pioneer Road, at 6:30 pm. See picture below for the agenda. See you there!

APCC meeting agenda 1-15-13

In case you weren’t able to make the APCC meeting on January 15th, here is the audio from the meeting. The audio is split into 4 sections to make for a quicker download.

Click HERE for Part 1
Click HERE for Part 2
Click HERE for Part 3
Click HERE for Part 4

Reminder: Air Quality meeting tonight (12/12) at Nordale Elementary School @ 6pm

Events | Posted December 12, 2012

In case you missed the meetings in North Pole and at Watershed Charter School, we are having another meeting tonight. Tonight’s meeting will be held at Nordale Elementary School located at 397 Hamilton Avenue starting at 6pm.

Here are the handouts from the Watershed School meeting held on December 11th:

Click HERE to view the presentation.
Click HERE to view the handout.
Click HERE to listen to Dr. Conner’s presentation at Watershed School. (.mp3 file)

Here is the link to the website that illustrates cell scale well. It is a great way to visualize just how tiny PM2.5 really is.

University of Utah – Genetic Science Learning Center – Cell Size and Scale

More public meetings on Air Quality set for Tues (12/11) & Wed (12/12)

Events | Posted December 4, 2012

In case you missed the meeting in North Pole (11/29) … here is the presentation

Events | Posted December 3, 2012

North Pole Air Quality Presentation 11/29/12

Please join us in North Pole Thursday (11/29) for a public meeting on Air Quality

Events | Posted November 27, 2012