In this webinar, Pat Childers, of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency walks us through a basic introduction to the different sources and types of air pollution and how they relate to Safe Routes to School. This basic overview teaches you how to determine the types of air pollution that are of the greatest concern in your area. Mr. Childers also discusses various school-related air pollution programs being implemented by EPA.
Mr. Childers' presentation is followeded by a ten minute overview of the work Dan Powell is doing with schools in the Greenville County area to reduce idling, improve air quality, and increase walking and bicycling to school. Dan also discusses how to involve students in the process of evaluating air quality changes.