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Publication NamePublication Description
Air Pollution
How did it get here? What is it? What can I do?
Booklet; 30 pages
Air Quality Index Slide Rule
At-A-Glance Messages
EPA 451-B-03-001
Slide Rule
Air Quality Index: A Guide to Air Quality and Your Health
Air and Radiation
Booklet; 16 pages.
Alaska Tribal Air Toolkit
Including the Clean Air, Healthy Villages video series. To help address the five common causes of air pollution in rural Alaska tribal communities.
EPA 910-C-11-001
Breathing Freely - Controlling Asthma Triggers (English and Spanish)
To make parents and care givers aware of indoor and outdoor asthma triggers.
EPA 402-C-06-001
Climate Change and Waste
Reducing Waste Can Make a Difference
EPA 530-E-03-002
March 2003
Packet, 4 pages
Climate Change: Don't Waste Your Chance To Do Your Share
How to reduce your climate footprint - the link between climate and waste.
EPA 530-K-05-004
June 2005
Booklet; 15 pages
Climate Change Indicators in the United States 2012
Climate change indicator highlights.
EPA 430-F-12-032
Brochure, 4 pages
Climate Change Indicators in the United States, 2012
Presents 26 indicators to help readers better understand observed trends related to the causes and effects of climate change.
EPA 430-R-12-004
Report, 84 pages
Does Your Wood Stove Have a Dirty Little Secret?
Wood stoves manufactured before 1990 are inefficient.
EPA 456/F-11-002
Pamphlet, 6 pages
Global Mitigation on Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases
EPA has focused on incorporating international non-CO2 greenhouse gas mitigation into analysis and policy discussions.
EPA 430-R-06-005
June 2006
Report; 288 pages
Global Warming and Our Changing Climate
Answers to frequently asked questions.
EPA 430-F-00-001
April 2000
Brochure; 6 pages
Global Warming Wheel Card Classroom Activity Kit
For students grades 6-8. A lesson plan for teaching about global warming and how to calculate greenhouse gas emissions in everyday human activities.
EPA 430-F-01-027
March 2002
Kit, 1 page
Hidden Hazards of Backyard Burning
Description of toxic chemicals that are produced by burning and what you can do.
EPA 530-F-03-012
August 2003
Pamphlet; 4 pages
Magic School Bus Gets Cleaned Up
Grades K-4 The children learn about idle reduction and ways the community can help reduce the health risks from diesel exhaust.
EPA 420-K-07-001
May 2007
Booklet, 24 pages
Moho, La Humedad y Su Hogar (Mold, Moisture and Your Home)
Mold basics and cleanup
EPA 402-K-03-008
Booklet, 17 pages
Plain English Guide to the Clean Air Act
A clear summary of the Clean Air Act, what is in the law, and how it affects people.
EPA 456-K-07-001
Booklet, 23 pages
Reduced Idling = Cleaner Air
Large poster explains what reduced idiling can do and what you can do as a teacher or principal.
EPA 420-H-06-001
State and Local Governments are the Key to Reducing Backyard Burning
Discusses backyard burning health hazards, some examples of successful state programs curbing burning and ideas of what you can do to help.
August 2003
Leaflet; 4 pages
The Particle Pollution Report
Current understanding of air quality and emissions through 2003.
EPA 454-R-04-002
Report, 27 pages
Wet Wood is a Waste
Burn dry firewood to save money and health
EPA 456/F-10-003
Pamphlet, 6 pages
What You Should Know About Reducing Diesel Exhaust From School Buses
Recommended actions to reduce diesel pollution.
EPA 420-F-03-038
November 2003
Flyer, 4 pages
Working Together So Everyone Can Breathe Better
Asthma Management
EPA 402-K-05-006
September 2006
Booklet / Kit, 5 pages

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