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Air Quality

Air Pollutants - Particulate Matter (PM)

Learn about where and how particulate matter forms, how it can affect your health and environment, and what you can do to help reduce PM pollution.
Standards &
The Clean Air Act is the federal law aimed at reducing air pollution. DHEC implements the Act's requirements in South Carolina, and there are state requirements as well.
DHEC monitors and tracks PM levels in South Carolina's air. Learn more about how our PM monitoring is performed and why we do it.

For more information please contact the Bureau of Air Quality at (803) 898-4123 or by email.