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1. What is the role of the Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency?
2. What constitutes a demolition or renovation/abatement activity?
3. What types of projects require notification?
4. Where do I find an Ohio EPA Renovation and Demolition Notification?
5. Where should I submit an Ohio EPA Renovation and Demolition Notification?
6. What local fees are associated with the Ohio EPA Renovation and Demolition Notification?
7. To whom should I submit the Ohio EPA Renovation and Demolition Notification?

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1. Where can I get an Ohio EPA Notice of Demolition and Renovation or Regulated Asbestos Materials Shipment form?
2. Who is responsible for submitting the notification, the building owner or the contractor handling the renovation/demolition?
3. Where do I send the notifications?
4. What fees are associated with a notification?
5. How and when do I pay the fees associated with a notification?
6. Whom may I contact if I have additional questions?

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1. What is asbestos and where is it usually found?
2. How do I know if a material contains asbestos?
3. Will the Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency check my building for asbestos?
4. I have asbestos pipes in my basement. Can I remove the material myself?
5. I have asbestos floor/tile. Can I take it up myself?
6. My neighbors are having their asbestos roof/siding removed. Should I be concerned?
7. Do I have to have a specialist remove asbestos?
8. What is encapsulation?
9. Is there asbestos in my child's school?
10. Whom may I contact if I have additional questions?

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1. With modern emission technology and more fuel-efficient cars, why do I have to worry about a small matter like idling?
2. Every gallon of fuel burned produces about 20 pounds of carbon dioxide. How can one gallon of gas produce so much air pollution?
3. What other air pollutants are found in car exhaust?
4. How much fuel am I wasting by idling my vehicle?
5. What are the most common reasons for idling?
6. What steps can I take to minimize idling?
7. Is shutting off and restarting my vehicle hard on the engine?
8. What else should I know about idling?

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1. What does the Ohio EPA consider "open burning"?
2. Why do Ohio laws prohibit some many types of open burning?
3. What materials can never be burned?
4. What types of open burning are permitted in restricted areas?
5. Does Ohio EPA ever allow exceptions?
6. Can a community enact local ordinances to allow open burning?
7. What will happen to me if I am caught illegally open burning?

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1. How do I know if my business needs an air permit?
2. What is an "emissions unit" or an "air contaminant source"?
3. Whom do I contact in order to obtain an air permit?
4. How do I get help with my air permit?
5. Where can I obtain the permit application form?
6. When should I file and how long will it take to get a permit?
7. What happens if I don't have all the information but still need a permit?
8. Where do I send my application?

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1. What is air pollution?
2. What causes air pollution?
3. How do we measure air pollution?
4. Do you produce air pollution?
5. Why should you care about air pollution?
6. How can you help?

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1. What is Hamilton County R3Source and what do they do?
2. If an item is not on my acceptable items list, and I think it could be recycled, should I put in my recycling bin/cart?
3. What types of plastics can I recycle curbside? Why are some plastics like trays, and hinged (clamshell) containers not accepted in Hamilton County?
4. What is contamination and why is it bad for recycling?
5. Where do items go for recycling after the hauler has collected them?
6. What are the most common misconceptions about recycling?
7. Which Hamilton County communities are the most successful in their recycling efforts?
8. How can I reduce the amount of junk mail I receive?
9. Can I put yard trimmings, latex paint, household hazardous waste, or electronics in my curbside recycling bin/cart?
10. How can I compost my yard trimmings?
11. How can I recycle or properly dispose of latex paint?
12. How can I recycle or properly dispose of household hazardous waste?
13. How can I recycle or properly dispose of electronic equipment?
14. Since plastic bags, plastic film, etc. can't go in the recycling cart, where can I recycle plastic bags and plastic film?
15. What simple things could any consumer do to reduce the amount of waste put into landfills?

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1. Where can I dispose of hazardous products?
2. Why should I properly store and dispose of hazardous products?
3. What about latex paint?
4. How about pharmaceutical disposal?