Portland’s Air Is Even More Polluted Than Shanghai’s Right Now Due to Wildfire Smoke

Feeling a little wheezy today? That’s because the air in Portland is currently more polluted than that of Shanghai, Beijing and New Delhi. The Pacific Northwest has among the worst air quality of anywhere in the country today.

According to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, the air quality in Portland has reached the “unhealthy” stage, or stage four of their six-stage gauge to determine air quality.

Source: Portland’s Air Is Even More Polluted Than Shanghai’s Right Now Due to Wildfire Smoke – Willamette Week