According to Men’s Health magazine the Spokane region’s airshed is among the highest quality airsheds in the nation. In the “greenest drivers” section of the magazine’s analysis, the Spokane airshed ranked eighth overall and fourth cleanest airshed in terms of ozone occurrences. Check out this map of statistics. We also waste the least amount of gas. Check out out the tabs on the map.
You can read how they analyzed the top 100 cities for clean automobiles in this article.
In the “towns that breathe easy” section of the magazine (an overall air quality assessment), Spokane ranked 39th in the nation with a grade of B-. You can read that story here.
So I wonder why Idaho is trying to set an expensive and archaic vehicle emissions testing program in Kootenai County?