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Department of Health, Environment Department Issue Smoke Advisory for Potential Impacts in Lincoln County, New Mexico on Monday Night and Tuesday Morning June 24, 2019 - Air Quality - Alert

The New Mexico Departments of Health and Environment are issuing a smoke advisory for Nogal, Capitan, Lincoln, Hondo and surrounding communities due to anticipated smoke from the Pine Lodge Fire near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness. The advisory will be in effect through 10:00 am Tuesday. « read more »



Smoke Advisory for Potential Impacts to Central and NE New Mexico June 21, 2019 - Air Quality - Alert

The New Mexico Departments of Health and Environment are issuing a smoke advisory, effective now through 10 am Saturday for Cibola County, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Los Alamos, Las Vegas and surrounding communities due to anticipated smoke from the Woodbury Gap Fire in Arizona. « read more »



Potential Smoke Impacts from Wildfires across New Mexico June 19, 2017 - Air Quality - Alert

Potential Smoke Impacts from Wildfires across New Mexico State Agencies Remind Residents to Take Precautions to Protect Health and Be Ready! « read more »



Smoke Advisory for Eastern New Mexico March 8, 2017 - Air Quality - Awareness

The New Mexico Environment Department and New Mexico Department of Health today issued a smoke advisory for areas of New Mexico that are affected by smoke from fires burning in the Texas panhandle. « read more »



Smoke Advisory for Potential Impacts to Santa Fe October 12, 2016 - Air Quality - Awareness

— The New Mexico Environment Department and New Mexico Department of Health today issued a smoke advisory for areas of Santa Fe that may be affected by smoke from the prescribed burn that began today, Wednesday, October 12. « read more »



Smoke Advisory Remains in Effect Due to Widespread Smoke June 16, 2016 - Air Quality - Awareness

Widespread smoke from fires is impacting many New Mexico communities. A smoke advisory issued by the New Mexico Environment Department and the New Mexico Department of Health on Wednesday remains in effect. « read more »



Environment and Health Departments Issue Smoke Advisory June 15, 2016 - Air Quality - Awareness

The New Mexico Environment Department and New Mexico Department of Health today issued a smoke advisory for areas of New Mexico that may be affected by smoke from fires currently burning in New Mexico and Arizona. Smoke from the Dog Head Fire west of Estancia and the North Fire south of Magdalena is... « read more »



Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week March 30, 2016 - Air Quality - Awareness

Ready or not, fire season has begun. The New Mexico Department of Health and the New Mexico Environment Department are participating in Southwest Wildfire Awareness week by encouraging citizens to learn about the smoke, fire, and health resources available. « read more »



New Mexico Health, Environment Departments Monitoring Air Quality August 26, 2015 - Air Quality - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health and the New Mexico Environment Department are monitoring air quality in New Mexico due to smoke from wildfires in the Pacific Northwest. These conditions may change on a daily basis. « read more »



What You Burn Matters: Minimize the Risk January 23, 2014 - Air Quality - Safety

During the wintertime, residential wood smoke is the main source of fine particle pollution causing poor air quality inside the home. Burning the right wood, the right way, in the right wood-burning appliance can reduce harmful air pollution. « read more »