The project was also funded, in part, by a lawsuit in 2007 in which the Justice Department won a case against American Electric Power Company for violating the Clean Air Act, Wright said.
While the facility is located at Moose Hill School, a handful of Londonderry High School Advanced Placement environmental science students showed up, equipped with iPads and ready to tour the station.
“When spring rolls back around, we will be out here bit,” LHS teacher William Knee said.
Elderly residents, those with asthma and young children are the most likely to suffer from breathing problems if the air quality is low, Burack said.
For more information on the air monitoring station or the air quality in New Hampshire, visit des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/air/overview.htm.