MEDIA ADVISORY: ISU RELEASES AIR QUALITY RESEARCH, EXTENSION SUMMARY

November 25th, 2003

Air quality continues to receive much attention around Iowa, in communities and in state policy meetings. Researchers in Iowa State University's College of Agriculture are looking for ways to reduce odor and gas emissions from livestock operations, providing new information to inform the debate with the best science-based information available. Extension and outreach activities are helping producers and policymakers assess current and new information.

A summary of recent work in this area is attached. This document also can be downloaded from the Web at: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/airquality/reports/isuaqsummary.pdf

Contacts: 

Susan Thompson, (515) 294-0705 or sander@iastate.edu

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