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Air Research

EPA's air research provides the critical science to develop and implement outdoor air regulations under the Clean Air Act and puts new tools and information in the hands of air quality managers and regulators to protect the air we breathe.

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History of Air Pollution Near Roadway Research Ozone Southern Oxidant and Aerosol Study (SOAS) Integrated Science Assessments Research Accomplishments Cardiovascular Disease Clean Cookstove Research Climate Change Research Particulate Matter Black Carbon Research Next Generation Air Measuring Hands-on Activities for Teachers
Health and Air Quality

Research has linked regulated air pollutants such as ozone and particulate matter (PM), to lung and heart disease and other health problems.

Healthy Heart
Air Manganese Study
Health Assessment Document for Diesel Engine Exhaust
Particulate Matter Research
Integrated Science Assessment for Particulate Matter
Assessment for Carbon Monoxide

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Ecosystems and Air Quality

National air quality standards are designed to protect both human and ecosystem health.

Science Matters: Trees and Air Pollution

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Models, Databases and Tools for Air Quality

Researchers provide sophisticated models and tools that are widely used to manage air quality across the nation.

Atmospheric Modeling and Analysis Research
More Methods, Models, Tools and Databases
Scientists Evaluate Air Sensors
Community Multiscale Air Quality Model

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tools for air quality...

Air Monitoring Methods and Measurements

Air quality managers and researchers use monitoring methods to measure air pollutants that support a variety of air quality management and science objectives.

Indoor Air Quality
Combustion/Emissions Control
Source/Emissions Characterization
Clean Cookstove Research

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and measurements...

Energy and Air Quality

The energy choices we make as a society clearly influence air quality and climate change.

Biofuels and the Environment Report
Energy System-Environment
Cookstove Research

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Sustainable Solutions for Air Quality

Using the principles of green chemistry design and engineering, sustainable solutions are being developed to reduce or eliminate the release of toxic air pollutants by industry.

Sustainability Research Strategies
Transforming Paper Mill Pollution into Commercial Resource

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Grants and Funding for Air Quality

EPA provides grants and funding to the nation's leading researchers to improve the scientific basis for decisions on national environmental issues.

MESA Air Study
Health Effects Institute
Clean Air Research Centers
Dynamic Air Quality Management Grants

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