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Local Trends in Lead Levels
Entry ID: EPA_AIR_TRENDS_LEAD

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Summary
Abstract: Under the Clean Air Act, EPA sets and reviews national air quality standards for lead. Air quality monitors measure concentrations of lead throughout the country. EPA, state, tribal and local agencies use those data to ensure that lead is at levels that protect public health and the environment. EPA has tracked air quality trends for lead using data from this network of monitors. Trends from 1980-2008 and from 1990-2008 are shown here. Nationally, average lead concentrations decreased dramatically after EPA's regulations reduced the lead content in gasoline.

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Description: Access Local Trends in Lead Levels.

Description: Information on lead standards, sources, health effects, and programs to reduce lead.
Service Citation
Originators: EPA
Title: Local Trends in Lead Levels
Provider: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/airtrends/lead.html
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING Parameter Definition
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >HEALTH ADVISORIES >HUMAN HEALTH ADVISORIES Parameter Definition

Ancillary Keywords
Lead
Air Quality
Clean Air Act

Service Provider
EPA/OAR > Office of Air and Radiation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.epa.gov/air/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: OFFICE OF AIR AND RADIATION
Contact Address:
U.S. Enviornmental Protection Agency
401 M. Street SW
City: Washington
Province or State: D.C.
Postal Code: 20460
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
EPA AIR QUALITY ANALYSIS SECTION
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (214) 665-8353
Phone: (800) 887-6063
Contact Address:
1445 Ross Avenue
City: Dallas
Province or State: Texas
Postal Code: 75202
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2009-06-10
SERF Last Revision Date: 2009-06-18
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