Plain English Guide To The Clean Air Act

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Unformatted text preview: The Plain English Guide to the Clean Air Act United States Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards Publication No. EPA-456/K-07-001 Environmental Protection Research Triangle Park, NC April 2007 Agency Contents Why Should You Be Concerned About Air Pollution? .........................................................................1 Air Pollution and Your Health Air Pollution and the Environment Air Pollution and the Economy Understanding the Clean Air Act.........................................................................................................2 Key Elements of the Clean Air Act ......................................................................................................4 Cleaning Up Commonly Found Air Pollutants......................................................................................... 4 Cars, Trucks, Buses, and Nonroad Equipment ......................................................................................... 8 Interstate and International Air Pollution ............................................................................................... 10 Clearing the Air in Our National Parks .................................................................................................. 12 Reducing Acid Rain .............................................................................................................................. 14 Reducing Toxic Air Pollutants ................................................................................................................ 16 Protecting the Stratospheric Ozone Layer .............................................................................................. 17 Permits and Enforcement ....................................................................................................................... 19 Public Participation ............................................................................................................................... 20 How the Clean Air Act Is Working ....................................................................................................21 Ways to Reduce Air Pollution ............................................................................................................22 Contact Information ..........................................................................................................................23 Air pollution And in cause death. Other pollutants make their way up into the upper and cataracts (eye damage). and the chemicals that form acid Those pollutants can also harm fish and other aquatic life. ou could go days without food and must have air to live. lakes, and animals. In addition to damaging the buildings, monuments, and statues. It not only The Clean Air Act has helped change the way many of us work or do business. In some cases, it has and policies in the Clean Air Act....
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2009 for the course CEE 4620 taught by Professor Gensler during the Spring '09 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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