The research conducted by scientists in Chapel Hill has broad impacts, including the support of decision-making at local, regional, and national levels. A key focus is research on how air pollution affects both healthy people and people with heart, lung, and metabolic diseases such as diabetes that are more sensitive to the adverse health effects of pollution.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
Chapel Hill, NC Lab -- Office of Research and Development (PDF)(2 pp, 664 K,
EPA research activities in Chapel Hill, NC