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For additional information about the Bay Area's air quality monitoring or to learn more, please visit the resources listed below.

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) is one of seven regional air districts in the State of California. and is responsible for stationary sources of air pollution in the nine counties that surround San Francisco Bay: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, southwestern Solano, and southern Sonoma counties. They operate and maintain the ambient air monitoring network in the San Francisco Bay area.
Contra Costa County's Hazardous Materials program serves area residents by responding to emergenies and monitoring hazardous materials.
The California EPA Air Resources Board (CARB) oversees the activities of 35 local and regional air pollution control districts include the BAAQMD. CARB also sets air quality standards that are often more stringent than the federal standards for air pollution.
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA), protects workers and the public from safety hazards associated with industry. This includes issues associated with the air monitoring for carcinogens and or hazardous substances emitted from industrial sources.
The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment is responsible for conducting health risk assessments of chemical contaminants found in air. This includes studying the health impacts on sensitive subpopulations such as children and the elderly.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency writes regulation and sets air quality standards for the nation. Federal regulations including the the Clean Air Act also gives EPA the authority to limit emissions of air pollutants coming from sources like chemical plants and other industrial sources.
The World Health Organization is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, monitoring and assessing health trends.