Clean Air Repository

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Goal: to provide information to the public to educate the residents of Granite City, Mitchell, and Pontoon Beach on the hazards of various pollutants created by nearby industries.

The Clean Air Repository provides resources concerning air permits and various agencies involved in such permits.

Print materials are available through either library location.  Some subject terms to use in identifying materials include: clean air, air pollution, emissions, particle pollution, and others.  A research librarian is usually on duty and happy to help you in your search.  Additionally, the Six Mile Regional Library District is a member of SHARE, an online consortium of more than 450 libraries located in Southern Illinois; if we don’t have it, we can get it for you.  As a bonus, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency’s library is also a member of SHARE.  To search the library’s online catalog: http://search.illinoisheartland.org/default.aspx

Online resources:

East-West Gateway Council of Governments – St. Louis, Missouri

Provides a forum for local governments of the bi-state St. Louis area to work together to solve problems that cross jurisdictional boundaries.  The geographic region that East-West Gateway has served since 1965 is the 4,500 square miles encompassed by the City of St. Louis, Franklin, Jefferson, St. Charles, and St. Louis counties in Missouri; Madison, Monroe, and St. Clair counties in Illinois.

Air Quality Conformity Determination and Documentation 8-Hour Ozone & PM 2.5 report: FY 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program and related amendments to Regional Transportation Plan 2040, the transportation plan for the St. Louis region.

Air Quality History

Air Quality Conformity and Determination Documentation

 

St Louis Regional Clean Air Partnership

Air Quality Index

Clean Air Kids

 

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

Air Quality

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Bureau of Air, Permit Section Springfield, IL December 2012 report.  Provides a responsiveness summary for public questions and comments on the revision to construction permit PSD Approval 95010001 to accommodate an emission reduction project at United States Steel Corporation’s Granite City Works

Illinois Air Pollution Control Permit Forms

Air Forms

 

AirNow 

Local Air Quality Conditions

 

USA.COM Granite City, IL Air Quality

 

Partners for Clean Air Illinois

Illinois Partners for Clean Air is a non-profit.  It unites businesses, organizations, and individuals all committed to reducing harmful emissions and improving air quality through voluntary actions.

 

United States Environmental Protection Agency

Clean Air Act 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Air and Radiation 

Clean Air Markets

 

American Lung Association

Defending the Clean Air Act 

Air Quality Index

State of the Air

 

U.S. Department of Energy: Clean Cities

St. Louis Clean Cities Coalition

St. Louis Clean Cities 

 

Illinois Sustainable Technology Center/Prairie Research Center 

Steel Making Industry

 

Sierra Club

American Bottom Conservancy

United States Steel/Granite City Works 

SunCoke Energy