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How You Can Help

Idle Free School Toolkit

Protect Student and Employee Health

  • Vehicle exhaust contains more than 40 hazardous air pollutants and carcinogens.
  • Studies show exposure to vehicle exhaust increases the risk of respiratory illness and cancer.
  • Vehicle exhaust concentrates at ground level and can enter buildings through air intakes, doors and windows.

Improve Air Quality

  • Idling contributes to major air quality issues in Louisville, including unhealthy levels of fine particulate matter, ground-level ozone, and toxic air contaminants.
  • Cleaner air improves quality of life for all Louisvillians and can encourage economic development.
  • Taking action and establishing a policy is an easy way to raise your school’s “green” profile.

Our Resources

Please contact Air Pollution Control District (APCD) by email or by phone at (502) 574-6472 for more information.

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