We’re committed to attaining and maintaining healthful air quality while supporting strong and sustainable economic growth.
The Mojave Desert Air Basin encompasses the High Desert of San Bernardino County stretching from the top of the Cajon Pass to the Nevada border, north to Trona and south to the Palo Verde Valley in Riverside County including the city of Blythe.
The Mojave Desert Air Basin enjoys some of the clearest air in the state. But with its proximity to the South Coast Air Basin — which produces some of the worst air quality in all of California — our need to be vigilant in protecting our desert air is ever-growing.
OurDesertAir.com is intended to be a one-stop resource center for individuals who live, work and play within the geographical Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District. When you need to learn and know about air quality in our desert, check here first.
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#DYK: Ground-level ozone is created by a chemical reaction. When volatile organic compounds (VOC) mix with oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and cook in the sunlight, it creates ozone. If you remove one of those three components, ozone won’t be created. That makes your lungs happy.