Taking action toward improved air quality

MONITORING

The Environmental Law Centre (ELC) has created the Community Action on Air Quality package. The package provides information on setting up environmental monitoring training programs and community monitoring groups. You can also order a printed copy by calling the ELC at 1-800-661-4238.

HUMAN HEALTH AND ECOSYSTEM EFFECT

If you are concerned that air quality is affecting your health, health advice is available from anywhere in the province. Health Link Alberta provides telephone advice and health information around the clock.

Learn more about the effects of air quality on the environment from Alberta Environment.

CONCERNS

Using its Mobile Air Monitoring Laboratory (MAML), Alberta Environment is able to monitor air quality anywhere in Alberta that is accessible from a road. It responds air quality concerns from a community and identifies potential problem areas.

COMPLAINTS

Alberta Environment operates a 24-hour Environment Hotline. If you witness or have information about a potential environmental emergency, or have a complaint, call 1-800-222-6514. You will not be identified.

ENVIRONMENT CANADA

Environment Canadascientists assess air quality by collecting and analyzing samples taken from near ground level. They provide daily and long-term forecasts of air quality, including levels of smog and ground-level ozone