(Environmental Monitoring for Public Access and Community Tracking)
is an EPA program to assist local agencies to improve environmental
monitoring and assessment and, especially, outreach to the public.
EMPACT-Birmingham is an EMPACT-funded program of local air quality
monitoring, assessment and public outreach, under the overall management
of the Jefferson CO Dep. of Health (JCDH), and in partnership with the
Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), The University
of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), and MCNC Environment Program (NC).
This Website is the main vehicle of EMPACT-BHM outreach to the public.
A major innovation of EMPACT-BHM is to extend the air quality outlook
from mainly local to local as well as regional (local impact of regional