Boulder, Colorado, is known for its scenic beauty and healthy living, but the city also faces air quality issues that can lead to significant health concerns for its residents. Boulder is located in a valley, surrounded by mountains, which can cause a temperature inversion where cool air sinks and traps pollutants close to the ground. One of the primary causes of poor air quality in Boulder is ozone pollution. Ozone is created when sunlight reacts with pollutants such as nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds emitted from cars, trucks, and industrial sources. In the summertime, when temperatures... Read More