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Final Yosemite Valley Plan Released. Read a related ENS article. Also, you can read my comments on the Draft Plan.
Izaak Walton League of America - Air Pollution in Our Parks, 1999: A Record Year for Pollution in America's National Parks.
NPS Tribal Preservation Program
Native Americans and the Environment - Parks, Protected Areas, Ecotourism
NPS - Air Quality and Deposition Monitoring.
Environet report, "Out of Sight".
Air Quality and Visibility in Big Bend National Park.
Live Cam Photos.
Interagency Monitoring of Protected Visual Environments (IMPROVE) newsletters.
IMPROVE Air Quality Monitoring Data Site.
IMPROVE Particulate Montoring Project. (PDF Format)
Air Quality Web Cam - Live Shot of Yosemite Valley.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Ozone pollution.
Clear the Air - Coal fired powerplants and air quality.
Clean Air Network.
NPS ARD Education videos and slides. (download a power point slide presentation at bottom of page)
Statement of Gov. Mike Leavitt to EPA's Final Haze Rule.
Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP).
NPS - visibility protection.
NPS - Effects of Visual Air Quality on Visitor Experience.
NPS AirWeb Site Map.
THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK AND THE MERCED UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT SPONSOR SUMMER SCIENCE SEMINAR.
AIR QUALITY PROTECTION RULE - DOI to EPA.
AIRWEB - Protecting Air Quality. (PDF Format)
NPS on why air quality is important in yosemite. (PDF Format)
(Document is now unavailable. We are looking for an alternate source.)
Background from Yosemite Valley Plan. (Document is now unavailable. We are looking for an alternate source.)
Bibliography from Yosemite Valley Plan. (Document is now unavailable. We are looking for an alternate source.)
Guidance to persons intending to submit a Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) of Air Quality permit application for a new major source or major modification to an existing source, the emissions from which have the potential to impact a class I area managed by the National Park Service (NPS) ...
List of High Ozone in Park Units - 2000 Season -
NPS monitoring stations exceeding 85 ppb ozone for the maximum daily 8-hour average.
Air Pollutants emitted by human-made sources affect natural resources in National Parks.
Yosemite Valley draft plan (Document is now unavailable. We are looking for an alternate source. This link now takes you to the final plan.).
Draft Yosemite Valley Plan. Air quality is about 1/3 down the page. (Document is now unavailable. We are looking for an alternate source.)
Various park statistics.
NPCA haze information.
National Park Service Air Resources Division - Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere.
NPS network of air quality monitoring stations, primarily in the Class I parks.
California Air Resources Board (CARB).
CARB Central California Ozone Study.
CARB California Regional Particulate Air Quality Study.
EPA's Visibility Improvement Program. On April 22, 1999, Vice President Gore along with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a major effort to improve air quality in national parks and wilderness areas.
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