Air Toxics Links

General Air Toxics Information

  • US Environmental Protection Agency
  • California Air Resources Board
    • Airborne Toxics.  General information on the state’s air toxics program and other state programs.  Includes newly identified pollutants, control measures and other current activities.
    • Air Toxics Tool.  Processes and typical air toxics emitted from different industry sectors.
    • Air Toxics Infographic.  Definition of air toxics and factors for determining health risk from air toxics.
    • Health Effects of Air Pollution.  Introduction to health effects of air pollution and links to additional resources.

Technical Information on Health Effects and Risk

  • Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment.  OEHHA is responsible for conducting health risk assessments of chemical contaminants in air and developing risk assessment guidance.
  • OEHHA’s Guide to Understanding Health Risk Assessments.  This document provides a basic explanation of risk assessment for laypeople involved in environmental health issues, including policymakers, businesspeople, members of community groups, news reporters, and others with an interest in the potential health effects of toxic chemicals.

Local Studies and Monitoring

Air Toxics Presentations