On July 25, 2019 the LADCO Data Scientist, Dr. Donna Kenski, hosted a webinar on atmospheric mercury with Great Lakes tribal air program representatives and EPA Region 5. Donna gave the webinar at the request of EPA Region 5 and some tribes in the region. There is a renewed interest in some of the tribal…

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LADCO is frequently contacted by product representatives in the solvents and surface coatings industries with inquiries about LADCO VOC limits or VOC rules. As LADCO is not a regulatory agency, the concept of a LADCO rule is a misnomer. These requests often originate from corporate websites (e.g., PPG Paints) that catalog federal/regional/state rules related to…

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On November 23, 2018 the U.S. Global Change Research Program released Volume II of the 4th National Climate Assessment. Mandated by Congress, the 4th National Climate Assessment (NCA4) is a periodic review of the science, impacts, and forecasts of climate change in the U.S. The science underlying this report was reviewed in NCA4 Volume I,…

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LADCO Regional Air Quality Meeting April 15, 2019 Rosemont, IL Meeting Website Every 2-3 years LADCO hosts an air quality meeting for stakeholders in the region to learn about recent work by LADCO, our member states, and EPA on air pollution research and policy.  These meetings provide an opportunity for the air pollution stakeholders in our…

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