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View Resource A Citizen’s Guide to Radon: The Guide To Protecting Yourself And Your Family From Radon

Radon is estimated to cause many thousands of deaths each year. That?s because when you breathe air containing radon, you can get lung cancer. In fact, the Surgeon General has warned that radon is t...

http://www.epa.gov/radon/pdfs/citizensguide.pdf
View Resource A Lagrangian Stochastic Diffusion Method for Inhomogeneous Turbulence

A Lagrangian stochastic method of solving the diffusion equation for inhomogeneous turbulence is presented in this paper. This numerical method uses (1) a first-order approximation for the spatial...

https://narac.llnl.gov/uploads/yffwfnzz.pdf
View Resource A New Meteorological Data Assimilation Model for Real-Time Emergency Response

We are developing a new meteorological data assimilation model for the Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability (ARAC) project at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which provides real-time...

https://narac.llnl.gov/uploads/ryxqrfyb.pdf
View Resource About Pesticides: Publications from the Office of Pesticide Programs: General Consumer Publications

These documents provide general information about ways to reduce risks from pesticide exposure at home, work and at school.

http://www.epa.gov/oppfead1/Publications/catalog/subpage3.ht...
View Resource Advancement of a Real-Time Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling System

This paper describes new capabilities which are being incorporated into the Department of Energy's operational National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center (NARAC) at Lawrence Livermore National...

https://narac.llnl.gov/uploads/Sugiyama2002_AMSAirPollution_...
View Resource Air Emission Sources

Common sources of regulated air emissions are: heating and cooling systems, degreasers, steam generators (i.e., boilers), motor vehicles, turbines, wastewater treatment works, incinerators and fuel...

http://www.fedcenter.gov/assistance/facilitytour/air/
View Resource Asthma: Separating Facts From Fiction

This Annapolis Center for Science-Based Public Policy report defines asthma, evaluates trends, and reviews how it is studied. It reviews potential triggers of asthma attacks and their proper...

http://www.heartland.org/Article.cfm?artId=15331
View Resource Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability: Real-Time Modeling Airborne Hazardous Materials

The Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability (ARAC) at Lawrence Liverrnore National Laboratory is a centralized federal project for assessing atmospheric releases of hazardous materials in real time....

https://narac.llnl.gov/uploads/pbamqmed.pdf
View Resource Automobiles and Carbon Monoxide (CO)

The EPA provides a brief explanation of carbon monoxide, where it comes from, its dangers, and what's being done to control it. A bar graph is given showing that emissions have gone down while travel...

http://www.epa.gov/otaq/consumer/03-co.pdf
View Resource Construction Zones

Areas, sites, locations and facilities where construction, renovation, or deconstruction occur. Of special interest is the management of stormwater, construction debris, asbestos, and lead-based...

http://www.fedcenter.gov/assistance/facilitytour/constructio...
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