Marie O’Shea: How to build an environmental toolbox

Imagine living in a New Jersey neighborhood literally surrounded by highways, railways, a gigantic airport, factories and an incinerator. It seemed like everyon...

Marie O'Shea, Office of Research and Development, EPA

Imagine living in a New Jersey neighborhood literally surrounded by highways, railways, a gigantic airport, factories and an incinerator. It seemed like everyone had asthma. Motivated citizens got together with the Environmental Protection Agency to help get a handle on the local air quality. Marie O'Shea, region two liaison to EPA's office of research and development, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the creation of an environmental toolbox and how it was used.

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