An Update on Vietnam's Air Quality on 1st Quarter 2017
VSEA (Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance) updated the air quality statues for the first quarter of 2017 based on data put together from the U.S Embassy and U.S Consulate continuing monitoring air quality in Vietnam. The results showed that the air quality in Hanoi and Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) has been worse in the first quarter of 2017 when juxtaposed with last year's data. Saigon's air quality reached an average AQI of 101 (86 AQI for 2016) and an "average PM2.5 concentration of
35.8 μg/m3 (28.3 μg/m3 for 2016). While the Average quality index (AQI) for Hanoi in the frost quite of 2017 was 123 (121 for 2016).