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Below is additional helpful information on air pollution, asthma and idling.
|Asthma Home Environment Checklist||EPA||This resource includes a brief discussion of outdoor air pollution, including ozone and particle pollution.||Link|
|EPA Asthma Materials||EPA||Breathing Freely - Controlling Asthma Triggers can be found on this site. This resource discusses environmental triggers for asthma and highlights AIRNOW, but does not specifically mention diesel.||Link|
|Help Your Child Gain Control of Asthma - English version||EPA and CDC||Link|
|Help Your Child Gain Control of Asthma - Spanish version||EPA and CDC||Link|
|IAQ Tools for Schools Program Website||The IAQ Tools for Schools Program is a comprehensive resource to help schools maintain a healthy environment in school buildings by identifying, correcting and preventing IAQ problems.||Link|
|Idling Buses Exhausting Our Health||The Council of The City of New York||Link|
|Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools: Managing Asthma in the School Environment||EPA||Link|
|No Idle Materials||Pediatric Adult Asthma Coalition of New Jersey||Link|
|NYC Community Air Survey||Link|
|Reducing School Bus Idling - Requirements and Notice Materials for School Districts||New York State Education Department||Link|