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Ozone Reduction Strategies

Tips to Reduce Ozone

Information provided for informational purposes onlyNote: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.

Reductions in air pollution can be achieved by a variety of methods including pollution prevention, control technologies, and control measures, and may be implemented through regulatory, market-based or voluntary programs.

The following categories identify example strategies for reducing ozone. Please follow the links below to view example actions taken by state, local and other organizations to reduce ozone.

Multi-category Initiatives – Mixed regulatory and voluntary programs.

Innovative Initiatives

Ozone Action Days – Air Quality Awareness campaigns during high ground-level ozone periods.

Voluntary Measures – Actions that require people to make a choice (eg. Commuter choice programs and lawnmower exchanges).

National Clean Diesel Campaign – Programs that reduce diesel emissions.

Regulatory Measures

Control Measures – Regulatory actions focused on stationary and mobile sources.

Developing Sustainable Communities – Policies and best management practices to assist local government in sustainable development.

Permitting – Permitting program websites that provide required forms to comply with local emissions standards.


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