Oct. 31, 2006: EPA Awards $4 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
"EPA is proud to be working with our partners to improve the health of the air we breathe at school, at work, and at home," said EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson.
Most Americans spend about 90 percent of their time indoors, primarily in homes, schools, and office buildings, noted the EPA. But indoor levels of air pollution may be two to five times higher than outdoor levels. To address indoor air issues, these cooperative agreements will:
For more information about the EPA's indoor air cooperative agreement funding, visit www.epa.gov/iaq/aboutus.html#Cooperative_Agreement_Funding.
Publication date: 10/30/2006