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Utah’s winter air quality mystery Utah’s winter air quality mystery

Utah’s winter air quality mystery

NOAA study targets high ozone pollution events in western oil and gas fields

During the last two winters, air quality monitors near oil and gas fields in the Uintah Basin have picked up episodes of ozone pollution far in excess of federal health-based standards in the least likely time -- during winter. 

Russell Schnell Wins NOAA Science Communicator Award Russell Schnell Wins NOAA Science Communicator Award

Russell Schnell Wins NOAA Science Communicator Award

A NOAA scientist who has published 134 scientific papers and holds patents in chemistry and microbiology can now add award-winning science communicator to his list of honors. Russell Schnell is the recipient of NOAA’s 2011 Dr. Daniel L. Albritton Outstanding Science Communicator Award.

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