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Va. has no wildfire pollution monitors in Fauquier

Canadian wildfire smoke clouded the air across Northern Virginia twice last month, causing the region to have some of the worst air-quality readings in the world. But the National Weather Service never issued air-quality alerts for Fauquier or southern Prince William for an unsettling reason: In both counties, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality lacks the equipment necessary to monitor smoke pollution.

Climate change adversely affecting Virginians’ health, study says

Climate change adversely affecting Virginians’ health, study says

Environmental group says heat, sea-level rise and longer growing seasons are threats.