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Based on extensive recent scientific evidence about the harmful effects of ground-level ozone, or smog, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to strengthen air quality standards to better protect Americans’ health and the environment.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and Texas Senator Kirk Watson will conduct the 2014 Central Texas Environmental Summit “Collaboration Along the Corridor,” so community stakeholders can learn about and discuss solutions to environmental challenges facing the area.
Chris Schreck, the Capital Area Council of Governments’ Economic Development Manager, wants to bring economic growth expertise to every jurisdiction in the region. He is eager to lend expertise but also is seeking to learn more from the region’s communities.
The Capital Area Council of Governments is accepting requests from counties and cities in the CAPCOG region for projects to be funded through the FY 2015 Homeland Security Grant Program.
The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area is expanding its free medication screening capabilities so more seniors and caregivers can access the service and prevent possible negative effects of combining medicines.
The Criminal Justice Advisory Committee will receive input for recommended priority updates from area criminal justice planners to the Regional Strategic Criminal Justice Plan.
The Capital Area Council of Governments' Homeland Security Task Force, which meets the first Thursday of every month, will meet to discuss regional Homeland Security initiatives.
The Capital Area Council of Governments' Executive Committee, which convenes the second Wednesday of each month, will meet to review or approve selected agency business.
Hear updates on the Capital Area Emergency Communications District, which oversees 9-1-1 services to local governments in the 10-county Texas State Planning Region 12.
The December meeting will feature an 84th Legislative Session Preview with a round-table discussion by State Representatives Jason Isaac, Paul Workman and Eddie Rodriguez.
The Clean Air Coalition will discuss ongoing strategies to reduce ozone pollution in the region.