Weld County

Department of Public Health and Environment

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Air Quality - Public Health and Environment


Air Quality in Weld countyThe Air Quality Program actively responds to air quality complaints and issues open burn permits in Weld County to protect public health and the natural environment.

This is facilitated through a contract with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment which provides authority and funding to enforce state air quality regulations.

The Air Quality Program has the following responsibilities:

  • Issuing appropriate open burning permits.
  • Investigating complaints about odor and smoke that affect air quality.
  • Maintaining scientific instruments that monitor ozone, carbon monoxide, and particulates that are less than 10 microns in diameter, and less than 2.5 microns in diameter.
  • Inspecting facilities that are registered and using chlorinated fluorocarbon refrigerants.
  • Inspecting stationary sources, or facilities, that emit air pollutants.
  • Assisting people and business' to comply with air regulations.

Contact Information

Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment: Environmental Health Services
1555 N. 17th Ave
Greeley, CO 80631
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
(970) 304-6415