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Publication NamePublication Description
Agricultural Burning Stakeholder Forums
Putting the pieces together.
EPA 910-F-01-007
Booklet; 20 pages
Air pollution and how it affects your health.
Brochure, 3 pages
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.
Air Sampling and Modeling
Measuring and Estimating Levels of Air Pollution
Brochure, 4 pages
Aircraft Contrails Fact Sheet
Explores aircraft emissions and their link to "condensation trails".
EPA 430-F-00-005
Fact Sheet
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
Clean Air Transportation and the Power of Partnerships
Voluntary programs and public-private partnerships are playing an increasingly important role in the USEPA's efforts to curb pollution from cars, trucks, buses, and other vehicles.
EPA 420-K-03-003
September 2003
Booklet; 12 pages
Clean Energy - Environment Guide to Action,
policies, best practices and action steps for states.
EPA 430-R-06-001
April 2006
Manual; 289 pages
Clean Energy-Environment Guide to Action: Policies, Best Practices, and Action Steps for States Executive Summary
Designed to share the experiences and lessons learned from successful state clean energy policies and help states evaluate these options, programs, and policies to determine what is most appropriate for them.
EPA 430-S-06-002
Booklet, 32 pages
Climate Change and OregonEPA 236-F-98-007u
September 1998
Brochure, 4 pages
Climate Change and Waste
Reducing Waste Can Make a Difference
EPA 530-E-03-002
March 2003
Packet, 4 pages
Climate Change & You
Contains "What You Can Do…. At Home, At the Office, At School, and On The Road"
EPA 430-F-07-010
Folder, 2 pages
Climate Change and You: What You Can Do At Home, making a few small changes in your home and yard can lead to big reductions of greenhouse gas emissions.EPA 430-F-07-006
June 2007
Fact Sheet; 1 page
Climate Change and You: What You Can Do at School; Easy ways for students, educators and school administrators to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.EPA 430-F-07-007
June 2007
Fact Sheet, 1 page
Climate Change and You: What You Can Do at the Office, Easy ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help make the air cleaner.EPA 430-F-07-009
June 2007
Fact Sheet, 1 page
Climate Change and You: What You Can Do on the Road, Take action to reduce the amount of fuel you use and reduce your greenhouse gas emissions.EPA 430-F-07-008
June 2007
Fact Sheet, 1 page
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 Presentation Kit
Slide presentation "Is Global Warming Happening? Consists of slides and notes.
EPA/NASA/NOAA Partnership
EPA 236-C-99-001
Climate Change and Public Lands (PDF)
Reduction in tundra and related ecosystems also would mean the loss of mammal and migratory waterfowl habitats.
EPA 236-F-99-004
May 1999
Brochure; 4 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
Effects of Common Air Pollutants
Poster depicts respiratory and cardiovascular effects of air pollutants.
EPA 452-F-04-001
Environmental Contributors to Heart and Lung Disease (Chinese)
This fact sheet summarizes environmental factors and how they can affect the health of older adults.
EPA 100-F-05-022
Fact Sheet, 4 pages
Environmental Hazards Weigh Heavy on the Heart
How environmental hazards can contribute to heart disease and stroke and how to reduce exposure.
EPA 100-F-10-034
December 2010
Fact Sheet; 4 pages
Excessive Heat Events Guidebook in Brief
Quick tips for responding to excessive heat events
EPA 430-B-06-006
June 2006
Fast sheet, 2 pages
Federal Air Rules For Reservations (FARR)
Explanation of federal air rules for reservations in Idaho, Oregon and Washington
EPA 910-R-05-005
October 2005
Brochure; 4 pages
Federal Air Rules for Reservations
Details of the program.
September 2006
Newsletter, 8 pages
Flood Cleanup and the Air in Your Home
How to clean up after a flood and how to prevent indoor air problems.
EPA 402-K-07-002
Booklet, 25 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
Mercury: Serious Problem, Practical Solutions,
For business and industry, be part of the solution, prevent mercury pollution and how EPA can help.
EPA 530-F-05-008
December 2005
Pamphlet; 2 pages
National Clean Diesel Campaign: Clean Agriculture USA.
A voluntary incentive-based program to reduce emissions on equipment.
EPA 420-F-05-031
November 2005
Flyer; 2 pages
National Clean Diesel Campaign: Clean Construction USA.
A voluntary initiative to reduce pollution from diesel engines.
EPA 420-F-05-032
November 2005
Leaflet; 8 pages
National Clean Diesel Campaign: Clean Ports USA.
A voluntary program to reduce diesel exhaust at ports.
EPA 420-F-05-033
November 2005
Leaflet; 8 pages
National Clean Diesel Campaign: SmartWay Transport Partnership.
Information on the program to reduce diesel emissions for trucks trains, etc.
EPA 420-F-05-052
November 2005
Leaflet; 8 pages
Overview of EPA’s Proposed Endangerment and Cause or Contribute Findings for Greenhouse Gases under the Clean Air Act
Today the Administrator is proposing to find that greenhouse gases in the atmosphere threaten the public health and welfare of current and future generations.
April 2009
Fact Sheet, 2 pages
Ozone: Good Up High, Bad Nearby
What is Ozone? How does `bad' ozone affect human health? What is being done about it?
EPA 451/k-97-002
October 1997
Brochure; 3 pages
Research to Assess the Impacts of GLOBAL CHANGE, Reviews to Global Change Research Program.EPA 600-F-07-007
May 2007
Leaflet, 6 pages
SmartWay Certified Vehicles: The SmartWay to save fuel, money and the environment.
SmartWay is a national EPA program to promote cleaner technology -- both vehicles and fuel -- as well as better driving and maintenance behaviors that follow through on those technologies.
EPA 420-K-08-002
September 2008
Brochure, 6 pages
SmartWay Transport Partnership
Alternative fuels: E85 and Flex Fuel Vehicles
EPA 420-F-06-047
October 2006
Fact Sheet, 2 pages
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
Summertime Safety: Keeping Kids Safe From Sun and Smog, Fact sheet about the UV and air quality indexes and actions you can take to protect kids and yourself.EPA 430-F-06-012
July 2006
Fact Sheet; 2 pages
Summary of the Science Supporting EPA’s Finding That Greenhouse Gases Threaten Public Health and Welfare
All of the points in this fact sheet come from the published scientific literature, particularly from the assessments of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program, the National Research Council, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
April 2009
Fact Sheet, 2 pages
Taking Toxics Out of the Air
Progress in setting Maximum Achievable Control Technology Standards under the Clean Air Act.
EPA 451-K-98-001
February 1998
Brochure; 22 pages
The Particle Pollution Report
Current understanding of air quality and emissions through 2003.
EPA 454-R-04-002
Report, 27 pages
The U.S. Inventory of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: Fast Facts
Listing of trends by Gas/Source from 1990 to 2004.
EPA 430-F-06-010
April 2006
Sheet; 2 pages
Tomorrow's Buses for Today's Children
Clean School Bus USA initiative information.
EPA 420-F-03-039
October 2003
Leaflet; 6 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
Your Car (or Truck) and the Environment
An environmental guide for owners and drivers of cars, vans, trucks, and other motor vehicles
EPA 420-K-93-001
September 1993
Booklet; 23 pages

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