Department of Health: Maui air monitoring in November shows good quality in wildfire-impacted areas

Posted on AllSides December 7th, 2023
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Air monitoring and sampling conducted in wildfire-impacted areas of Maui between Nov. 8 and 15, 2023, shows good air quality, according to the Hawaiʻi Department of Health. • There were no asbestos sample results above the laboratory’s detection limit, indicating asbestos fibers were not present in the sampled air. • Some heavy metal sample results were below the laboratory’s detection limit. Low levels of other heavy metals were detected, but all are below the public health screening levels indicating that the detections do not impact human health. • Particulate matter...

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