State health officials are scaling back on how often they test air samples now that levels of radioative material from Japan's nuclear reactors continues to drop.
After the nuclear reactors in Japan were damaged in mid-March, the state began checking air samples every day. Now it will make checks just once a week.
Daily federal air monitoring in Washington will continue.
"All detections of radioactive material from Japan in our state have been far below any level of health concern," said a state news release. "Levels are now so low that standard testing methods often don't detect it at all so the health department has decided to run fewer tests."
For more information on what the Japanese nuclear reactor situation means for the state, go go 1.usa.gov/stateair.