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Air Quality

Status of Air Quality in Central Texas 
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CAPCOG's Air Quality Program coordinates regional air quality planning and performs air quality technical research, especially focusing on ground-level ozone pollution. The program's planning efforts include coordinating development and implementation of voluntary regional air quality plans, providing technical assistance to organizations that participate in the air quality plans, administering regional pollution reduction grants and conducting air quality education and outreach to reduce emissions and exposure to air pollution. Technical research efforts include air quality monitoring, emissions inventory development, data analysis, modeling, and pollution control strategy evaluation. The program is funded through grants from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and local governments.

CAPCOG Air Quality Programs

> Clean Air Coalition
> Ozone Advance Program
> Air Quality Grants
> Monitoring
> Air Central Texas
> Emission Inventories
> Technical Reports

Central Texas Air Quality News

TCEQ offers clean school bus grants
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality started taking applications for the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan, Texas Clean School Bus program. The program grants money to school systems to replace pre-2007 diesel-fueled school buses with new ones or to cover costs of eligible retrofit projects.
> Read more.
Grant Deadline: 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2019, or until all available funds have been awarded.

TCEQ accepting emissions reduction grant applications
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) Program is accepting grant applications for the upgrade or replacement of older heavy-duty vehicles, non-road equipment, marine vessels, locomotives, and stationary equipment.
> Read more.
Grant Deadline: 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.

Reducing ozone together. Hear from CAPCOG Regional Services Director Andrew Hoekzema on how Central Texas is curbing pollution and why everyone can help make a difference in this February 2014 KXAN-TV story.

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Air Quality Education

> Air Quality Basics

Partners and Programs

Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) Commute Solutions Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (CapMetro)
Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority Clean Cities Clean Air Force of Central Texas
Drive Clean Texas TCEQ-Air  

Funding Opportunities

  CAPCOG Air Quality Grants  
AirCheck Texas Vehicle Repair and Replace Assistance (Travis and Williamson counties) National Clean Diesel Campaign Grant Funding (EPA) Texas Emission Reduction Plan Grant Funding (TCEQ)

Questions?

> Contact Andrew Hoekzema, CAPCOG Regional Services director.