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New state website gives real-time air quality data

New state website gives real-time air quality data
A haze is seen over Bakersfield in a February 2012 file photo.
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A website now available for desktop computers and mobile devices allows people in California to see real-time measurements of air quality.

The California Air Resources Board said Tuesday that the Breathe Well site allows people to plan outdoor activities with the help of "sophisticated and comprehensive air monitoring networks."

Bakersfield's real-time air quality >>

The site can access hour-by-hour averages of data - ozone and fine particle pollution - that is relayed from about 200 monitors statewide.

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