EPA Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC)

Carbon Monoxide Risk/Exposure Assessment for Primary (Health-based) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)

EPA Designated Federal Officer (DFO):Kyndall Barry

Responsible Committee/Panel:Carbon Monoxide Review Panel
A list of members can be found in the final report included in the Advisory Activity linked to this panel or committee.

BACKGROUND.

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EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation (OAR) has requested that CASAC review draft risk and exposure assessments for the primary (health-based) and secondary (welfare-based) standards for the national ambient air quality standards for carbon monoxide. Under the Clean Air Act, EPA is required to carry out a periodic review and revision, as appropriate, of the air quality criteria and the primary and secondary standards for six criteria air pollutants, which include carbon monoxide.

The CASAC plans to review two drafts of the Agency's risk and exposure assessments.