We all deserve clean air to breathe, and to be free from noise, smoke and other nuisances.
As the local air pollution control agency, Air Management Services monitors air pollutants and enforces city, state and federal air quality standards.
4-4-13 – Public Hearing for RACT SIP Revision is
5-3-13 Public Notice – 2013-2014 Air Monitoring Network Plan
Philadelphia Diesel Difference Meetings:
5-20-13, 10 AM – 12 PM, Corner of 6th and Race Streets, The American College of Physician’s Building,
8th Floor, Click here to RSVP
Air Pollution Control Board Meetings:
6-6-13, 1:45 PM, Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Boulevard, 16th Floor, Room X
Air & Noise Concerns »
We inspect, evaluate, and respond to concerns regarding dust, odor, noise, idling, smoke, and vibration nuisances from industrial/commercial facilities and diesel trucks/buses.
Air Monitoring Lab »
We monitor the city's ambient air and analyze samples for pollutants of concern under city, state, and federal air regulations.
Air Permitting Forms »
We issue air pollution permits and licenses to install or operate equipment that emits or controls air pollution.
Asbestos Control Unit »
We regulate all asbestos related activities performed in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Diesel Difference »
A public-private partnership aimed at reducing diesel pollution in the greater Philadelphia area.
In the course of our daily activities, each of us can do some small things that will improve our air quality. Many things that we take for granted have an impact on our air and on our health, including activities such as driving, lawn mowing, house painting, barbecuing and even polishing fingernails. Motor vehicle exhaust creates one-third to one-half of all of the ozone-forming pollution found in the world today. If you want to make a big impact on the environment, here are some tips: