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Pollution hazards pose risks -- but where do we go from here?
Risk management is vital to the social infrastructure as much as it is in an individual's behaviors. How does US, California and Europe measure up in protecting their populations from system-wide risk factors to health?
“My Air, My Health Challenge” - Innovation awards from EPA
Inventors can compete to develop personal air pollution and health sensors.
Seagrass Ecosystems Store Carbon
Seagrasses are among the world's most threatened ecosystems. Some 29 percent of all historic seagrass meadows have been destroyed, mainly due to dredging and degradation of water quality. At least 1.5 percent of Earth's seagrass meadows are lost every year.
China and the US EPA Collaborate on Emerging Priorities
China and US collaborate on the prevention and management of air pollution, water pollution, pollution from persistent organic pollutants and other toxics, hazardous and solid waste, and the development, implementation and enforcement of environmental law.
LA Metro & California Air Quality Gets an F
Breathing polluted air can seriously harm your health and even shorten your life. State of the Air is a report card on air pollution in communities across the nation.
Flue Gas Desulfurization Growing for Coal-Fired Power Plant Scrubbers
Coal use is a known air pollutant. "Cleaner coal" strategies are developing to address multi pollutant controls
Online Reporting Tool for Diesel Off-road On-line Reporting System
Fleets that report
now and receive EINs will still have up to 30 days after their
reporting deadline in 2009 to label their vehicles.
Air pollution episodes especially harmful to athletes, outdoor workers
Air pollution significantly impacts healthy living choices such as exercise during polluted times and places
Old Truck Engines Being Replaced in San Joaquin Valley to Improve Air Quality
San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District to clean up hundreds of older, dirty diesel truck engines with CARB grants that currently pollute Valley air.
FAA is expanding approval of continuous-descent arrivals to reduce fuel use, noise levels and time in air
California greenhouse gas emissions report from Air Pollution Control Officers
A major white paper for the public regarding California greenhouse gas emissions
Diesel Linked to Truckers' Death Rates
The odds of dying from heart disease are nearly 50 percent higher for truck drivers than the general U.S. population
Cleaning Up Dirty Exhaust in Emegency Backup Generators -- CleanAIR
Diesel emergency generator filters can reduce air pollution with CleanAIR
Kudzu Vines Actually CONTRIBUTE to Air Pollution
Kudzu plants produce air pollution and soil VOCs
Latino Briefing on Los Angeles Region Air Pollution
Business activities of transportation and manufacturing are core contributors to air pollution, which is significantly decreasing health in California. Your help is needed...
EPA Displays AIRNow - Air Quality Information on Google Earth
Air quality maps particularly helpful for asthmatics, children, and other sensitive populations who depend on accurate pollutant information to make decisions about their activity levels
Air Pollution in California Research of Top Issues
Environment California survey results about Californians Top Air Quality Issues
Register portable equipment (ARB)
Portable equipment of 50 or
more horsepower for statewide use needs to be registered with the California ARB.
Edited by Carolyn Allen