Many factors influence air quality. The prevalent causes, and sources of air pollution vary within and between geographical regions. In the U.S., our political leadership has passed several types of legislation to regulate air quality and to decrease the number of harmful pollutants in our air, both indoors and outdoors. It is critical that we know more about the air quality in our homes, cities, and states.
Describe which efforts are in place to manage air quality in MESA ARIZONA. Consider emission testing regulations, air quality indices, and other components of air quality management. Discuss how and why federal policies, such as the Corporate Fuel Efficiency standards, New Source Review, and/or carbon dioxide emission regulations, have been implemented in your local area?
Describe two of your daily activities that might contribute to air quality problems. After reading Chapter 3 inEnvironmental Policies, do you plan to alter any of your activities so that your contribution to air quality problems is minimized? If not, explain why. If so, describe at least one activity that you will alter.
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