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How Rain Affects Australia’s Bushfire Smoke Pollution

How Rain Affects Australia’s Bushfire Smoke Pollution

Parts of NSW, including Sydney, have received a long-awaited deluge of rainfall over the past day. While some concerns have been expressed over whether it might push bushfire ash contaminants into the state’s water supplies, the rain’s impact on the region’s air quality might be alleviating some other worries for…

Sydney Smoke Is Triggering Indoor Alarms

Sydney Smoke Is Triggering Indoor Alarms

As over 80 fires continue to blaze across the state, perhaps the worst blanket of smoke in the past few weeks has descended upon Sydney. The haze is even drifting indoors (as we can attest in our office alone) and has gotten so bad that indoor smoke alarms are being…