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DEQ lifts NW Oregon air quality advisory

PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Lane Regional Air Protection Agency and Southwest Clean Air Agency are lifting the air quality advisory for the Willamette Valley, Columbia River Gorge through The Dalles and southwest Washington due to improved air quality.

The advisory had been planned to go through noon Tuesday.

The agencies said changing weather conditions are expected to produce periods of rain and improve air quality over the next several days and the foreseeable future. Air quality is expected to remain good.

Resources:
• Check current conditions and advisories on DEQ’s Air Quality Index at https://oraqi.deq.state.or.us/home/map or by downloading the OregonAIR on your app on your smartphone.
• Learn more about the Air Quality Index: https://oraqi.deq.state.or.us/home/text/368

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