of Californians live with air that threatens their health.
years of your life may be lost due to living with unhealthy air.
In-depth studies on air quality issues
Estimating the National Public Health Burden Associated with Exposure to Ambient PM2.5 and Ozone
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, January 2012, Risk Analysis
Fine particle pollution a threat to the cardiovascular health of Californians
Three new studies show fine particles linked to health risks
12/8/11, California Air Resources Board
SACRAMENTO - Three new studies released today by the California Air Resources Board reveal that exposure to airborne fine-particulate matter significantly elevates the risk for premature deaths from heart disease in older adults and elevates incidence of strokes among post-menopausal women. Heart disease is the number one killer in California and is responsible for approximately 35% of annual deaths.
Land of Risk/ Land of Opportunity: Cumulative Environmental Vulnerabilities in California's San Joaquin Valley
Novermber 2011, UC Davis Center for Regional Change
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Traffic-Related Air Toxics and Preterm Birth: a Population-Based Case-Control Study in Los Angeles County, California
October 2011, Environmental Health
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Reducing Air Pollution Related Adverse Health Effects in the San Joaquin Valley
“Prepared for the Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9”
CCA provided consultation for this report, which was commissioned by the EPA and authored by graduate students at the Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California at Berkeley.
Estimate of Premature Deaths Associated with Fine Particle Pollution (PM2.5) in California Using a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Methodology
August 2010, California Air Resources Board
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Cost and Health Consequences of Air Pollution in California
Air pollution doesn't just cause major health problems; it also costs California nearly $200 million a year.
March 2010, Rand Corporation
Clearing the Air: How Clean Air is Possible and Affordable by 2013
An alternative state implementation plan for the San Joaquin Valley
February 2007, International Sustainable Systems Research Center
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A Consumer's Guide to Retail Carbon Offset Providers
December 2006, Clean Air – Cool Planet
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