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The Delaware Particulate Matter Advance Program



The state and local governments in Delaware have joined together to work with industry to reduce particulate matter emissions and protect the public under the EPA’s Particulate Matter Advance Program.

PM Advance is a collaboration among the EPA, states, tribes, and local governments to encourage continued reductions of emissions of fine particulates to help meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

In Delaware, the program focuses on implementing voluntary pollution reduction methods, investigating ambient air concentrations of particulate matter in Delaware communities, conducting outreach in communities impacted by particulate matter, and informing local community groups about funding related to particulate matter issues.

Particulate Matter Emission Reduction Information

EPA SmartWay Program – Helps companies advance supply chain sustainability by measuring, benchmarking, and improving freight transportation efficiency.

EPA Burn Wise Program – Provides information to assist in reducing particulate pollution from residential wood smoke.

Delaware Clean Cities Coalition – Helps Delaware residents, businesses, and fleet operators identify mutual interests and meet the objective of reducing the use of petroleum, developing regional economic opportunities, and improving air quality.

Smart Growth – Helps communities grow in ways that expand economic opportunity while protecting human health and the environment.

Rideshare Delaware – Helps commuters find and use alternative modes of transportation.

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