EPA has updated the Air Quality Index (AQI) for particle pollution, at the same time the Agency updated the annual health-based standard for this harmful pollutant. AirNow will reflect the updates when they become effective -- 60 days after the rule is published in the Federal Register. Read about the AQI updates.
EPA will host the National Air Quality Conference (NAQC) as a virtual only event on March 18-21, 2024.
Visit the NAQC webpage to learn more about this event and how to register.
Interested in speaking or submitting a poster? Find out more about the planned sessions and how to participate at the Call for Speakers page.
Please submit abstracts by the extended deadline of Noon on February 5th, 2024.
Coco has a problem. He’s a chameleon, but he can’t change colors, and his asthma is acting up. Read how Coco and his friends at Lizard Lick Elementary solve this mystery as they learn about air quality and how to stay healthy when the air quality is bad. This book is for all children, especially those with asthma, and their caretakers. Ages 4-8.
This one page document describes the picture book's plot and where to find it online.