Despite reduced auto emissions, air quality issues in Las Vegas persisted in 2020

The Las Vegas Sun
Arleigh Rodgers

Reduced travel and auto emissions during the pandemic last year were not enough to eliminate air quality issues in Clark County.

Las Vegas Valley residents still experienced 96 days of elevated levels of air pollution in 2020, according to a new report by the Environment Nevada Research and Policy Center, Frontier Group and U.S. PRIG Education Fund.