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Proposition passage may end Fairbanks stove exchange program

...restrictions to save the program isn't an cut-and-dry task either, said the borough's air quality manager, Jim Conner. Without restrictions, Conner said the borough would be spending money blindly."The initiative says we cannot restrict...
Fairbanks borough works to keep winter air cleaner with free bus rides

...current three-year grant from the Environmental Protection Agency provided the borough with $170,000 per year, said Jim Conner, acting transportation administrator. When the borough began the program in 1999 with a congestion, mitigation and...
Alaska Digest

...Division of Air Quality. The advisories mean people who suffer from heart disease or respiratory problems, as well as children and the elderly, should avoid prolonged exercise, said Jim Conner, an air quality specialist at the borough.
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race starting list

...Tollef Monson, R, M, Kotzebue 77. Hugh Neff, R, M, Nenana 78. John Barron, V, M, Helmville, Mont. 79. Jim Conner, R, M, Grand Haven, Mich. 80. Todd Denick, R, M, Two Rivers 81. Scott Smith, R, M, Dubois, Wyo. 82. Rick...
Wood heat use rising in Fairbanks borough

...stoves that can be installed in the borough. "What we want to see is the number of uncertified devices drop," said Jim Conner, the borough air quality specialist. The study estimates there are more than 9,000 fireplaces and wood stoves in...
Fairbanks faced with particulate problem

...limit. "It's a matter of when, not if" the borough will violate the new standard, said air quality specialist Jim Conner. Fairbanks routinely violates the particulate level standard in the summer months due to wildfire smoke but a provision...
Alaska Digest

...Temperature inversions and lack of wind routinely trapping dirty air but the level of particles is not common, said Jim Conner, a Fairbanks North Star Borough air quality specialist. "People can walk outside and see the poor air quality. We...
Oil price may be leading to poor air quality

...can get stagnant. In early winter 2008, Fairbanks has had some of the worst air quality ever recorded, according to Jim Conner, an air quality specialist for the Fairbanks North Star Borough. "We exceeded (federal air quality) standards in...
Study to examine Fairbanks air pollution

...end of this year and into next winter before the results are presented in 2009, said borough air quality specialist Jim Conner. It looks like Fairbanks - plagued by particulate pollution on many winter days - will be included on a soon-to-be-released...


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