Among communities in Cuyahoga County, the City of Cleveland
has the most direct role in the outdoor air pollution issue, as the city’s Division of Air Quality runs the region’s air quality monitoring and permitting
program under contract from Ohio EPA. But all communities can contribute to
What Communities Can Do?
Work with local health departments and NOACA’s Air Quality Program to
provide information about the ways residents and businesses can reduce air
pollution (both outdoors and indoors).
- Prohibit unnecessary idling of city vehicles. A
sample anti-idling policy from Cuyahoga County is here.