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AIRNow - This website provides easy access to daily air quality forecasts and real-time air quality conditions in your region and helps you protect your health by reducing your exposure on high pollution days.
American Lung Association (ALA) - One of the foremost public advocates for clean air, the ALA is the chief source of information and public education on the health hazards of air pollution.
Clean Air Standards - This website, hosted by ALA, provides public health and environmental advocates with information on EPA regulatory actions pertinent to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone and particulate matter pollution.
EPA Air Page - EPA provides a wealth of information on air pollution regulations, air quality, emissions monitoring, and health and environmental impacts.
STAPPA/ALAPCO - The State and Territorial Air Pollution Program Administrators and the Association of Local Air Pollution Control Officials (STAPPA/ALAPCO) are the two national associations representing air pollution control agencies in 53 states and territories and over 165 major metropolitan areas across the United States.
Triclosan: Anti-Bacterial with Harmful Side Effects
Triclosan is found in numerous consumer products such as antibacterial soaps, deodorants, toothpastes, and cosmetics as well as furniture, toys, kitchenware, and clothing. Read more »
PFCs: Stain-Resistant and Cancer-Causing?
Human exposure to PFCs is wide-spread. For decades PFCs have been released into the environment from manufacturing facilities, leading to contamination of food and certain water supplies. Read more »
Webinar: Health Co-Benefits of Carbon Standards for Existing Power Plants
On this PSR webinar, Jonathan Levy, ScD, of Boston University School of Public Health, shared details of the study he recently coauthored that quantifies the significant health impacts that will accrue from implementing the EPA's Clean Power Plan and projects these benefits by state. Read more »