Asthma, COPD, allergies, lung cancer, cardiac, high blood pressure, diabetes, and other chronic conditions can all be affected by air quality. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources operates air instruments that collect data to determine:
Missouri actively monitors for air pollutants year round.
Air quality is determined by comparing air pollutants with established standards.
Motor vehicles emissions contribute to air pollution.
- whether an area meets the National Ambient Air Quality Standards.
- whether the public is being exposed to unhealthy conditions.
- to identify air pollution trends.
- to investigate citizen complaints.
- to determine the source of air pollution problems.
Maps, Charts, Graphs and Tables
- Annual Percent of Population Living in Counties Exceeding the National Ambient Air Quality Standard
- EPAs Air Quality Trends by City
- Number of Days with Maximum 8-hour Average Ozone Concenration over the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (2001 - 2006)
- A Guide to Air Quality and Your Health (brochure)
- Air Quality System (AQS) Data Mart
- EPA's Air Explorer
- Missouri’s 4-day Allergy Forecast
- Missouri Department of Transportation - Traffic Volume Maps
- Missouri's Public Notices, Project and Permit Search
- Missouri's Pollution Camera Views
- Report an Inquiry/Question/Concern to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources