What is the air quality like at post (good/moderate/bad)? Are there seasonal air quality issues? Does the air quality have an impact on health?

I love the blue skies, sunny days and sunsets we have here almost every day. A few times a year burning trash or fields negatively affects air quality. - Feb 2020


It is hot and humid so the air just feels like a wet blanket. People burn trash here - side of the road, in their yards, anywhere. Lots of mercury used in the gold mining industry here, so there are issues with mercury in the air, soil, and water. - Jun 2017


Moderate to unhealthy. No smog, but it's what you can't see that is worrisome. The illegal gold sector uses huge amounts of mercury which is processed in town, mostly downtown but some gold shops are on the same lots as produce markets. Trash burning is the norm as well. - May 2016


Pristine. Very little industry within hundred of miles, frequent rain and wind blow anything else away. - Dec 2014


Air quality is fine. - Jul 2014


Pretty decent. - Sep 2013


Good. It is humid so that isn't great. - Nov 2010


Healthy except around the holidays when all the fireworks are being lit off. - Feb 2010


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