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Air Quality information and links

12.9.2014 Air Quality – From the Conclusions of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Icelandic Civil Protection today • Air quality in urban areas in the East of Iceland: o Forecasts indicate that high concentrations of sulphuric gases may be expected in the northern part of the Eastern fjords, Fljótsdalur, Hérað, Jökuldalur, and Vopnafjörður. Forecast…

Important announcement regarding high levels of SO2 in Reyðarfjörður

10.09.2014 High concentration of SO2 was measured at Reyðarfjordur in the eastern fjords today and peaked at 14:00H measuring the air quality at 2600 µg/m3. Measurement were showing decreasing concentration at 1500. It is uncertain how the situation will develop. Members in sensitive groups, including healthy individuals with mild asthma, may experience health effects. They may be affected at lower…