To reduce air pollution, it helps to understand what it is and where it comes from. Here are a few facts about air pollution, the most common type in Maricopa County, and how you can help keep our air clean.
What are the effects of air pollution? Maricopa County and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have designated six criteria pollutants. However, particulate matter (PM) and ozone are the County’s most challenging pollutants to eliminate.