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EC now has a new environmental sustainability indicator on Air Health! It can be found at

Measuring Sustainability: Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators Through the Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators (CESI ) initiative, the federal government reports on environmental indicators that track the long-term trends for issues of key concern to Canadians: Air Quality, Air Pollutant Emissions and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Air Quality indicators include measures of two key elements of smog: ground-level ozone and fine particulate matter (PM2.5 ). Air Pollutant Emissions indicators track five of the main Criteria Air Contaminants: sulphur oxides, nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds, fine particulate matter and ammonia. Greenhouse Gas Emissions indicators help Canadians and their governments track emissions released by human activity. Water Quality and Availability Water Quality indicators measure water conditions for various locations acr...

Full article: http://www.ec.gc.ca/indicateurs%2Dindicators/

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