State of the Air Pollution Report Flunks Nine Utah Counties By Judy Fahys • Apr 24, 2019 Brian Albers / KUER The American Lung Association gives nine Utah counties failing grades for pollution in its 2019 “State of the Air” even though air quality is improving over time, according to its 20th annual report released Wednesday. American Lung Association: SLC Air Nation's 7th Most Polluted By Bob Nelson • Apr 29, 2015 Brian Grimmett Listen Listening... / 1:28 The American Lung Association’s “State of the Air” report ranks Salt Lake City’s air 7th worst in the nation. On a report card, that’s an “F” in ozone and single-day particle pollution. State of the Air: Greater Salt Lake Gets ‘F’ but Shows Improvement By Andrea Smardon • May 2, 2014 Creative Commons photo by Tim Brown, Infinite World The American Lung Association released its annual report this week on the State of the Air across the country. The results for Utah are mixed.