EN-005 The Clean Air Act

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The Clean Air Act

The Clean Air Act online PDH course is a part of the Environmental Engineering category of courses.

In 1970, Congress created the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and passed the Clean Air Act, giving the federal government authority to clean up air pollution in this country. Since then, EPA and states, tribes, local governments, industry, and environmental groups have worked to establish a variety of programs to reduce air pollution levels across America. The Clean Air Act has helped change the way many of us work or do business. In some cases, it has even changed the way we live.

This course provides a brief introduction to the programs, philosophies, and policies in the Clean Air Act.

This course is based on United States Environmental Protection Agency document “The Plain English Guide To The Clean Air Act”.

This course is intended for use by environmental engineers, architects, civil, structural and MEP engineers, design and construction professionals, owners, facility managers, students and others interested in learning about The Clean Air Act.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Explain why people should be concerned about air pollution
  • Identify key elements of the Clean Air Act
  • Describe how the Clean Air Act is working
  • List ways to reduce air pollution

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