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Virtual forum on near-roadway air pollution highlights health effects

Air pollution has long been a public health concern, and the spike in pollutants often detected near roadways is receiving closer attention from researchers and policymakers. NIEHS helped broaden public understanding of these impacts in the July 10 virtual forum, “Near-Roadway Pollution and Health,” moderated by Gwen Collman, Ph.D., director of the NIEHS Division of Extramural Research and Training (DERT). “Our presenters today come from the evolving robust network of air pollution researchers supported by NIEHS,” she said. Read More

EPA Indoor Air Quality in Schools Mobile App

The School IAQ Assessment app provides you with a “one-stop shop” for accessing guidance from EPA’s IAQ Tools for Schools Action Kit with proven strategies for specifically addressing important issues such as ventilation, cleaning and maintenance, environmental asthma triggers, radon, and integrated pest management. Whether you are developing, sustaining or reinvigorating your IAQ management program, this tool will help you identify and prioritize IAQ improvements district-wide. Read More

Environmental Protection: The Solution Resource for Managing Air, Water, Energy and Waste Issue (Air)

News, articles, blog posts, and products related to the environmental protection and quality of water. White papers require registration. Read More

Air Quality Forecasting: A Review of Federal Programs and Research Needs

Library Holdings. This report provides a brief overview of the state of science of air quality forecasting. The report was composed to guide future federal research in air quality forecasting. Read More

Ventilation for Control of the Work Environmental, 2nd Edition

Detailed coverage of both theoretical and practical aspects of industrial ventilation systems. Read More

STAPPA/ALAPCO Publications

Various publications on air pollution and air quality issues. Read More

The Relationship Between Housing and Health: Children at Risk Workshop: Report on the Workshop

This .pdf publication from the National Center for Healthy Housing reports information discussed during a 2002 workshop. It reviews the relationship between childhood asthma and housing, environmental neurotoxins in the home, and safety issues related to children in homes. Read More

MORPC Air Quality Efforts

This website is a resource from the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, providing information about the current central Ohio air quality index, including real-time data. There are also resources describing various types of air pollution, regulatory changes and links to other air quality websites. Read More

Partnership for Clean Indoor Air

The website describes the mission of the Partnership for Clean Indoor Air to improve health, livelihood and quality of life by reducing exposure to air pollution from household energy use. It provides information on Partnership activities, and activities of individual Partners and gives links to other online resources. Read More

Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE): Gasoline

This site gives an explanation of Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE), also known as an oxygenate, a chemical compound used as a gasoline additive to enhance the octane and subsequently burn the fuel more completely. Its use has become more widespread as it has become an �easy fix� for most states to comply with the 1990 Clean Air Act requirements. Read More

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