El Estoque

Rampant wildfires lead to poor air quality for weeks

Photo by Tanish Mendki.

Tina Low, Gavin Hung, Ayah Ali-Ahmad, Sean Yagi, Minjae Kang, Jefferson Le, and Arjan Madan

September 23, 2020

Recently, wildfires have been rapidly spreading throughout the West, most heavily affecting California, Oregon and Washington. These fires are mainly attributed the series of dry lightning storms that have struck throughout the past month, and have noticeably affected the air quality throughout these...