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Division for Air Quality
Air Quality Links


Learn more about air quality in Kentucky and across the U.S. through the following links.

AirNow- An excellent resource for information about air quality, pollutants and health. Find the current Air Quality Index for anywhere in the U.S. and Canada using AirNow's interactive map.

AAPCA - The Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies is a consensus-driven organization focused on assisting air quality agencies and personnel with implementation and technical issues associated with the federal Clean Air Act.

Greatest Story Seldom Told - AAPCA's 2017 report details the remarkable progress AAPCA member states, including Kentucky, have made in reducing air pollution and improving air quality.

KAIRE - Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District's community outreach and education program. KAIRE's primary goal is to increase public awareness of the impact individual choices can have on local air quality.

Kentucky Administrative Regulations - Title 401 Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet (formerly the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet) Department for Environmental Protection regulations.

Kentucky Clean Fuels Coalition - Improving air quality and supporting economic development across Kentucky by promoting the use of clean fuels.

Learn about Air - EPA's one-stop site for learning about air quality issues.

Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District - The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (APCD) is the air pollution control agency of Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky.  

National Park Service Air Resources - Explore air quality in the national parks with live air webcams, videos, educational resources and lesson plans.