What Makes Air Unhealthy?

What Makes Air Unhealthy?  

Whether it comes from your car exhaust pipe, dirty smokestacks or a forest fire – air pollution can be deadly.  Learn about sources of pollution and how they can be cleaned up so everyone can breathe safer, healthier air.

  • Gasoline Engines – Cars, Trucks, Recreational Boats, Lawnmowers, etc.
  • Diesel Engines – School Buses, Trucks, Ocean-going Vessels, Construction Equipment, etc.
  • Residential Wood Burning OR Wood Burning in Your Home
  • Electric Utilities
  • Industry – Industrial Boilers
  • Community Sources – Dry Cleaners, Gasoline Stations, etc.
  • Wildfires and Other Natural Disasters
  • Volcanic Ash

Tips for Protecting Yourself from Unhealthy Air.