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Air Emissions Inventories

2015 International Emission Inventory Conference - "Air Quality Challenges: Tackling the Changing Face of Emissions"

This conference focuses on how emission inventories meet the challenges posed by emerging air quality issues, with a focus on the Western US.  The theme highlights are:

  • How inventories can be used to assess the impacts of long-range transport on local NAAQS and other air quality issues;
  • How do key sectors in the Western US, including oil & gas, fires and agriculture affect local and regional air quality;
  • What are the current challenges in estimating emissions for key sectors?  How can we improve emission estimates for these key western sectors in inventories;
  • How can we leverage work going on at the regional and local levels to inform the National Emission Inventory? 
  • How are such air quality emissions issues connected to emissions of greenhouse gases? How can both air quality improvement and global warming mitigation be considered in emissions methods?