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Project Summary
Waste Transfer Stations
Transportation and Traffic
Asthma and Air Pollution
Air Quality
Water Quality
Youth Participation and Leadership Program

This section contains links to web pages related to this project and to related topics.

Project Partners:

New York University:
  • Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine (NIEM)/NYU School of Medicine project web page:
  • Office of Federal Policy:
Community Groups:
  • Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice:
  • The Point Community Development Corporation:
  • We Stay/Nos Quedamos:
Funding and Support:
  • United Status Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2
  • Congressman José E. Serrano:
Air Quality:

  • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation - Air Quality Data:
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) - AirData:
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) - National Ambient Air Quality Standards:
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) - Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) program:
  • Environmental Defense Scorecard:
  • Environmental Defense - Air Quality:
  • Clean Cities:
  • Coalition for Clean Air:
  • Air Quality Criteria for Particulate Matter (PM): 
  • EPA NCEA Health Assessment Document for Diesel Engine Exhaust:

  • American Lung Association:
  • New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Childhood Asthma Initiative:
  • New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - read Asthma Facts Second Edition: facts.pdf
  • New York City Asthma Partnership:
  • AsthmaMoms:
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - Asthma and Physical Activity in School:
  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI):
  • Allergy and Asthma Network Mother of Asthmatics (AANMA):
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Tools for School Managing Asthma in the School Environment:
Water Quality:

  • New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP) - New York Harbor Water Quality Survey:
  • New York New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program (2000) - Contaminant Assessment Reduction Project (CARP):
  • New York State Water Quality Monitoring Strategy: strategy.pdf
  • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation - Division of Water, New York Water Quality 2000: 305b00.pdf
  • New York City Department of Environmental Protection - 2001 New York Harbor Water Quality Report: hwqs2001.pdf
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency - Wastewater Primer: primer.pdf
Environmental Justice:

  • NYC Environmental Justice Alliance:
  • New York Lawyers for the Public Interest:
  • South Bronx Clean Air Coalition:
  • Sustainable South Bronx:
  • We Act:
  • EPA Waste Transfer Stations: A Manual for Decision-Making

Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
New York University
411 Lafayette Street. Suite 300
New York, NY 10003