Air Quality


NCSL offers information, research, legislation summaries and technical assistance to legislators and legislative staff on air quality issues. Issues covered include such topics as multipollutant strategies, emissions trading, greenhouse gas emissions, alternative fuel vehicles, regional haze, MTBE and transboundary pollution.

NCSL produces a variety of written reports including articles for NCSL's magazine State Legislatures.  It also offers technical assistance to state legislatures. Technical assistance may include testimony at legislative committee meetings by NCSL staff or outside resource persons, state-specific research and policy analysis, or bill review and drafting assistance. Contact the NCSL staff listed below for details on requesting technical assistance or help with other clean air questions.  

Related Links

EPA: Air Topics
EPA Office of Air and Radiation
EPA Office of Transportation and Air Quality
National Association of Clean Air Agencies
Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management
Western Regional Air Partnership


Featured Links

  • Air Quality Legislation Database
  • Idling Across the Country
  • Mercury Emissions
  • Ozone and Particulate Matter
  • Multi-Pollutant Strategies
  • Meetings and Presentations
  • Publications
  • Related Links

NCSL Contacts