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Chico air quality index reaches unhealthy levels for sensitive groups

Chico reached an air quality index of 105 Friday. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Brian Luong

August 26, 2018

While record-breaking sized wildfires continue to burn across the state, side effects on air quality are already being felt as students return to Chico for fall semester. The Air Quality Index (AQI) for Chico reached a level considered “unhealthy for sensitive groups,” Friday, according to the Env...

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