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Efforts to reduce air pollution should focus on neighborhoods with the worst health impacts.

Every year in NYC between 2015 and 2017 (the most recent years for which this analysis is available), fine particulate matter pollution from motor …

ZAPPA: A tool to understand air quality policies

How do we know what air quality policies will have the biggest effect? New York City’s air quality is generally good and has been improving over time. …

The New York City Community Air Survey

NYCCAS Report: 2008-2021 In 2007, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (Health Department) established the New York City …

An update on air quality during COVID-19

Big improvements in outdoor air quality during COVID-19 reveal impacts of traffic and commercial cooking On March 20, 2020, New York State announced …

Real-Time Air Quality: PM2.5 in NYC

Fine particles (PM2.5) are among the most harmful pollutants. Long-term exposure to PM2.5 contributes to an estimated 2,000 excess deaths from lung …

Air quality

New York City’s air contains particles, drops of liquid, gasses, and other pollution that can affect health. Bad air quality can be particularly …

Your Neighborhood's Air Quality

We combine data from our air quality monitoring network, NYCCAS, with other data to understand what makes air quality in one neighborhood different …

Air quality

Air quality is a measure of the condition of the air around us. The less air pollution there is, the better the air quality. Like many cities, New …

Health impacts of air pollution

Air pollution is an important environmental threat to the health of New York City residents. Exposures to two common air pollutants, fine particulate …