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Frequently Asked Questions: Reducing Fine Particle Air Pollution in the Tacoma-Pierce County Area

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14-02-017August 2014
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Author(s) Ekrem, Joanna; Duerr, Miriam
Description In 2009, EPA declared the area a nonattainment area because it did not meet the federal daily air quality standard for fine particles. Ecology has been working with Puget Sound Clean Air Agency to reduce fine particle air pollution to healthier levels, focusing on reducing wood smoke.
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Keywords public health, Air quality standards, air pollutants, State Implementation Plan, air, wood smoke, wood stove, air pollution, air quality
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