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Air Management Services

Additional information may be obtained through the Air Management Services (AMS) web site. AMS is the local air pollution control agency for the City of Philadelphia and provide services to achieve healthy air quality through the prevention and control of air pollution and air pollution nuisances. To make a specific request, please send an email.  Click here.

Air Quality Partnership of the Delaware Valley

The Air Quality Partnership (AQP) is a public / private coalition dedicated to improving air quality in the Delaware Valley through air quality initiatives and advisories. The Partnership implements the Air Quality Action program to notify the public when air quality is forecast to be unhealthy and to encourage the public to take action to reduce air pollution, especially on Air Quality Action days. The AQP is administered by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission.

The AQP provides air quality forecasts for ground level ozone and fine particulate matter (PM2.5). Ozone forecasts are available from May through September. PM2.5 forecasts are provided year-round. Forecasts are provided on this web site and also by calling the Air Quality Partnership Information Line at 1.800.872.7261.

The AIRNow Web site

The U.S. EPA, NOAA, NPS, tribal, state, and local agencies developed the AIRNow Web site to provide the public with easy access to national air quality information. The Web site offers daily AQI forecasts as well as real-time AQI conditions for over 300 cities across the US, and provides links to more detailed State and local air quality Web sites. Click on the link above to access an animated map of Philadelphia.