News Releases from Region 10
The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency will receive a $657,840 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant to help identify air toxics trends for the Puget Sound region by monitoring diesel particulate, wood smoke, ethylene oxide, and other hazardous air pollutants. Nationally, EPA announced the selection of 11 air toxics monitoring projects to receive $5 million in funding under the agency’s Community-Scale Air Toxics Ambient Monitoring grants program. These grants will help monitor and provide important information to communities on air toxics, also known as hazardous air pollutants.
The EPA is providing a grant of $657,840 to the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency to study local levels of air toxics. PSCAA aims to characterize the emissions and health impacts of diesel particulate, wood smoke, ethylene oxide, and other hazardous air pollutants by making measurements at multiple locations over the course of a year. The areas of