Webinar: Leveraging Air Pollution Research Advancements for Environmental Health Policy Decisions
This webinar was part of the White House Year of Evidence for Action, hosted in collaboration between the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and the Health Effects Institute.
The event showcased how researchers can ensure their work is relevant and useful for policy decisions around air pollution exposure and health inequities. New and emerging air pollution monitoring, modeling, and remote-sensing technologies are rapidly becoming available. There are expanding opportunities for researchers to work directly with communities to conduct impactful work that informs policy actions and addresses environmental injustices at all levels of government.
The program highlighted the work of researchers who are actively applying air quality science and technology data and tools to environmental justice policy questions. Following the presentations, there was a panel discussion with agency and community leaders, who have been applying air quality research in decision making, on effectively leveraging these innovative research activities for environmental justice policy decisions.
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