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The air we breathe, water we drink and food we eat plays a vital role in our overall health.
Air pollution has been linked to a number of health problems like asthma, heart disease, and breathing problems among others. National air quality has improved over the last 20 years, but there are still many challenges in protecting public health and the environment from air quality problems. Oregon Tracking currently collects data about PM 2.5 and ozone.
On average, each person consumes more than a quart of water each day. As a result, drinking water is a potentially significant route of exposure to hazardous substances. The presence of contaminants in water can lead to adverse health effects, including gastrointestinal illness, reproductive problems and neurological disorders. Oregon Tracking currently collects data about 10 regulated contaminants in PUBLIC drinking water systems. These contaminants were selected because they have occurred more frequently in drinking water at levels which may be of public health significance. Oregon Tracking also collects data estimating the number of people receiving water from community water systems in Oregon.
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