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  1. Year-Round AQI Forecasts-- Outreach Efforts Debbie Stackhouse EPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards stackhouse.debbie@epa.gov 919-541-5354

  2. AIRNow Distribution • Forecasts • Maps • Health Info • Media Info

  3. Outreach Efforts • Simple Messages for Media to Use • Forecasts (ozone and PM) • Steps to reduce exposure • Where to look for detailed info

  4. Outreach Efforts • Educate Meteorologists about PM • Enlist Them to Carry AQI Year-Round • Expand Media Partnerships • Educate Health Care Professionals

  5. Year-Round AQI Launch • National Launch and Press Event – October 2003 • Parallel Regional Office Launches

  6. New Products

  7. New Products • For Meteorologists • Short Course on AQI and PM • AMS Conference Session and Exhibit • CD-ROM Tool Kit • For Press Events • Press Kits • Video News Release • Regional Launch Tool Kits

  8. PM Air Quality Guide

  9. Particles and Your Health

  10. Air Quality Media Kit Ozone at:epa.gov/airnow/mediakits/ozone PM: Spring 2003

  11. Asthma Video • Indoor and Outdoor Air Triggers • In Spanish • Late Spring 2003

  12. Smoke Effects • Smoke web site (Spring 2003)http://www.epa.gov/airnow/smoke • Pamphlet

  13. Revisions to Existing Documents

  14. AQI -- A Guide toAir Quality and Your Health

  15. Guideline for Reporting AQI

  16. Ozone Good Up High, Bad Nearby

  17. Regional Haze

  18. EPA HQ Contacts • AIRNow Program Director: Chet Wayland • wayland.richard@epa.gov (919) 541-4603 • AQI Health Issues: Susan Stone • stone.susan@epa.gov (919) 541-1146 • AQI Outreach Issues: Debbie Stackhouse • stackhouse.debbie@epa.gov (919) 541-5432 • AIRNow Project Manager: John White • white.johne@epa.gov (919) 541-2306 • PM Monitoring Issues: Tim Hanley • hanley.tim@epa.gov (919) 541-4417 • PM Forecasting Issues: Pat Dolwick • dolwick.pat@epa.gov (919) 541-5346