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Air & Water Quality

Air and water pollution are the two most common environmental factors that can impair health and lead to increased respiratory disease, gastrointestinal disorders, and other illnesses such as asthma, chronic lower respiratory disease, and cancer. Environmental quality can also impact the likelihood of other conditions and diseases.

Reviewed air & water quality policies and programs are listed below. Click on column headings to sort by approach, policy or program, evidence rating, or decision maker. Click on Policy or Program name for more information.

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4 1 1 Air & Water Quality Increase water conservation & preservation Permeable pavement projects
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4 1 1 Air & Water Quality Increase water conservation & preservation Rain gardens & other bioretention systems
Scientifically Supported
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4 1 1 Air & Water Quality Increase water conservation & preservation Rain barrels
Some Evidence
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4 1 1 Air & Water Quality Increase water conservation & preservation Proper drug disposal programs
Expert Opinion
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4 1 2 Air & Water Quality Reduce emissions from mobile sources Clean diesel technology fleet transition programs
Scientifically Supported
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4 1 2 Air & Water Quality Reduce emissions from mobile sources Vehicle anti-idling initiatives
Some Evidence
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4 1 2 Air & Water Quality Reduce emissions from mobile sources Vehicle inspection & maintenance (I/M) programs
Some Evidence
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4 1 2 Air & Water Quality Reduce emissions from mobile sources Carpool & rideshare programs
Expert Opinion
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4 1 2 Air & Water Quality Reduce emissions from mobile sources Alternative fuels initiatives
Expert Opinion
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4 1 2 Air & Water Quality Reduce emissions from mobile sources Scrap programs for old vehicles
Expert Opinion
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4 1 3 Air & Water Quality Reduce agriculture's environmental impacts Integrated pest management (IPM) for agriculture & outdoor use
Scientifically Supported
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4 1 3 Air & Water Quality Reduce agriculture's environmental impacts Conservation tillage practices
Scientifically Supported
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4 1 3 Air & Water Quality Reduce agriculture's environmental impacts Nutrient management plans
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4 1 3 Air & Water Quality Reduce agriculture's environmental impacts Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)
Some Evidence
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4 1 3 Air & Water Quality Reduce agriculture's environmental impacts Multi-component groundwater management programs
Some Evidence
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4 1 3 Air & Water Quality Reduce agriculture's environmental impacts CAFO regulations
Expert Opinion
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4 1 4 Air & Water Quality Reduce exposure to environmental toxins Lead contaminated soil abatement
Expert Opinion
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4 1 4 Air & Water Quality Reduce exposure to environmental toxins Lead pipe & plumbing material replacement
Expert Opinion
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