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Air Quality


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Be A Grower Not a Mower
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Be A Grower Not a Mower
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Lawn mowers and similar outdoor power equipment are significant source of pollution. Learn some key principles to help you create an attractive and low maintenance yard.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Care For Your Air: A Guide to Indoor Air Quality
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Care For Your Air: A Guide to Indoor Air Quality
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Several sources of air pollution are in homes, schools, and offices. Some pollutants in the air are especially harmful for children, elderly people, and those with health problems.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Devices and Additives to Improve Fuel Economy and Reduce Pollution - Do They Really Work?
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Devices and Additives to Improve Fuel Economy and Reduce Pollution - Do They Really Work?
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Provides information for consumers interested in purchasing products that are marketed to improve automotive fuel economy and/or reduce automotive pollution. Also includes simple tips for improving fuel economy and reducing automotive emissions.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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ENERGY STAR Action Guide: Protecting Our Environment Starts At Home: Five Steps You Can Take to Reduce Air Pollution
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ENERGY STAR Action Guide: Protecting Our Environment Starts At Home: Five Steps You Can Take to Reduce Air Pollution
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Details five steps a consumer can take to reduce air pollution.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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ENERGY STAR at Home and Work
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ENERGY STAR at Home and Work
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Energy use in commercial and industrial buildings is responsible for about 45 percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming. Learn about opportunities to reduce these emissions.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Global Warming and Climate Change: Frequently Asked Questions
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Global Warming and Climate Change: Frequently Asked Questions
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Includes basics on the greenhouse effect, present and future climate change, and the impact on humans.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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How Air Pollution Affects the View
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How Air Pollution Affects the View
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Learn about haze, what causes it, and health implications.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Ozone: Good Up High, Bad Nearby
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Ozone: Good Up High, Bad Nearby
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Ozone is a gas that occurs both in the Earth's upper atmosphere and at groundlevel. Ozone can be "good" or "bad" for your health and the environment, depending on its location in the atmosphere.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Phasing Out HCFC Refrigerants to Protect the Ozone Layer
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Phasing Out HCFC Refrigerants to Protect the Ozone Layer
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What you need to know when servicing or replacing an air conditioner in your home.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Your Yard and Clean Air
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Your Yard and Clean Air
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Most people do not associate air pollution with mowing the lawn. Yet emissions from lawn mowers, snow blowers, chain saws, leaf vacuums, and similar outdoor power equipment are a significant source of pollution.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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