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Guidance Documents

This section is comprised of recommendations and tools designed to advise on issues encountered in the field. These documents are peer-reviewed and the content is the responsibility of the authors.

General

Introduction to air quality advisories

Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: General, Canada

Air quality advisories are a mechanism by which provincial and regional governments actively provide the public with information on hourly or daily periods of poor outdoor air quality. Advisories are issued for specific geographical locations when one or more pollutants approach or exceed (or are forecasted to approach/exceed) a relevant air quality trigger. Advisories inform the public about...

Introduction to air quality advisories

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Air Quality Assessment Tools: A Guide for Public Health Practitioners

Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: General, Canada

Several tools exist to assess local air quality, including the impact of specific sources, emissions, and meteorological conditions. Information generated from the use of air quality assessment tools can inform decisions on permitting of emissions, industrial siting, and land use; all can impact local air quality, which in turn can influence air pollution related health effects of a population....

Air Quality Assessment Tools: A Guide for Public Health Practitioners

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