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The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service helps private landowners conserve our natural resources. Air resources are vital and among those. Our air quality resource concerns can be broadly classified into four air quality and atmospheric change issues:   

  •  Particulate Matter
  •  Ozone Precursors
  •  Odor
  •  Greenhouse Gases and Carbon Sequestration

For each of these major issues the latest science and the most relevant technical tools are being applied so that NRCS personnel, cooperators and landowners can make the best decisions regarding air resources. To find out more information about air quality read about the National Air Quality Initiative.