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Last Edited: 10/6/2014

Air Resources

This section is under development.  Resources listed do not necessarily represent the views of the California Environmental Health Tracking Program.  We welcome suggestions and additions to the resource list.

California State Government

Air Resources Board (ARB), California Environmental Protection Agency
The ARB is responsible for setting and enforcing standards for air quality, motor vehicles, fuels, and consumer products.  The ARB also conducts research, monitors air quality, produces education and outreach materials, and oversees local air quality districts.


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Federal Government

United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)
Under the Clean Air Act, the US EPA sets limits on how much of a pollutant is allowed in the air anywhere in the United States.


Office of Air and Radiation, US EPA
OAR develops national programs, technical policies, and regulations for controlling air pollution and radiation exposure.


Program on Indoor Air Quality, US EPA
Learn how to protect your health by improving indoor air quality in your home.


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Non-governmental, Advocacy, and Community Organizations

Scorecard is a nationwide, online resource that provides data and information on pollution problems and toxic chemicals, including air and water quality.


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Data Resources

AirData, US EPA
The AirData Web site gives you access to air pollution data for the entire United States, pulling from two EPA data sources: Air Quality System (AQS) and National Emission Inventory (NEI).

AirNow, US EPA
Current air quality information from the US EPA for your area.

Toxic Release Intentory, US EPA
US EPA’s Toxic Release Intentory (TRI).  This database tracks emissions of toxic pollutants from industrial and commercial facilitites.

ARB Online Services and Databases
The California Air Resources Board (ARB) provides several online services and databases.


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