This is a brief presentation on the air quality/emissions impacts from travel reductions due to Coronavirus. Please note that the emissions figures here are not actual emissions data, they are extrapolations of emissions impacts from travel reductions. Also note that this analysis does not account for impacts on non-road sources of emissions from Coronavirus.
On Friday, March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law. The CARES Act provides emergency assistance and health care response for individuals, families and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and provides emergency appropriations to support Executive Branch agency operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.