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  • PlanetHazard - PlanetHazard maps over 86,000 companies in the US that emit hazardous air pollutants
  • Environmental Defense Fund - Finding the Ways That Work - We partner with businesses, governments and communities to find practical environmental solutions
  • TOXNET - Toxicology, environmental health, and chemical databases and other information resources from the Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Program, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
  • Pollution - air pollution, water pollution, ground pollution, and noise pollution--cause health problems and reduce our quality of life. Learn the environment issues of pollution, and what’s being done on global, national and local levels to reduce pollution
  • AIRNow - index for reporting daily air quality. It tells you how clean or polluted your outdoor air is, and what associated health effects might be a concern for you. The AQI focuses on health effects you may experience within a few hours or days after breathing polluted air. EPA calculates the AQI for five major air pollutants regulated by the Clean Air Act: ground-level ozone, particle pollution (also known as particulate matter), carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen dioxide. For each of these pollutants, EPA has established national air quality standards to protect public health
  • USGS - Science Topics: contamination and pollution - Provides links to USGS information about contamination and pollution and related topics. Provides a topical browse interface into USGS information utilizing controlled vocabularies arranged as formal thesauri
  • Air Pollution -- familydoctor.org - Information about the possible health effects of air pollution from the American Academy of Family Physicians