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6800 Burleson Road
Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, TX 78744

T:  (512) 916-6000
F: (512) 916-6001


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Ozone Advance Program Toolkit

Press Materials

  • Press releases for specific recurring events, such as, earth day or air quality awareness week
  • Op Ed pieces
  • Guest opinion articles
  • Fact sheets for reporters (including language for use on predicted high-ozone days)

General Public

Messages               

  • Be Air Aware,
  • Drive Less;
  • Drive Clean; and
  • Conserve.

 Materials

  • Print Ads
  • Bulletin Board Poster
  • Billboard Ads
  • Radio Scripts
  • TV Scripts
  • Fact sheets/brochures for general public with infographics
  • Smaller flyers for quick communication

Government

Messages

  • Promotion of public health;
  • Staying in attainment helps with business recruitment;
  • Staying in attainment helps avoid problems with transportation funding;
  • Many of the things that can be done to reduce emissions also help promote other goals.

 Materials

  • Link to the it all adds up to cleaner air information on press conferences - http://www.italladdsup.gov/tools/resourcetoolkit/ResourceToolKit_I_PressConference.asp
  • Sample proclamations for specific recurring events, such as, earth day or air quality awareness week
  • Fact sheets on the topics of fleet management, land use and planning, people oriented strategies, area source strategies, and stationary source strategies
  • Newsletter articles
  • Bulletin Board Poster
  • Flash animation, widgets, and information blurbs for government intranet websites
  • PowerPoint presentations

Business Community

Messages

  • Voluntary emissions reduction measures can help ensure that an employer is well positioned in the event of an eventual nonattainment designation; [CBB2] 
  • Many emission reduction measures can also help save the business money;
  • Employer-based commuter programs are often very popular with employees and can serve as an employee recruitment and retention tool;
  • Reducing ozone levels and exposure helps keep workers healthy and productive;
  • Reducing ozone levels helps keep workers’ children healthy so that they don’t have to miss work to look after them or bring them to the doctor;
  • Taking a leadership posture in reducing emissions and exposure can help secure a brand reputation for the business as an environmentally friendly enterprise; and
  • Reducing emissions and exposure is good corporate citizenship.

 Materials

  • Fact Sheets/Brochures for Business with infographics on the topics of fleet management, land use and planning, people oriented strategies, area source strategies, and stationary source strategies
  • Newsletter articles
  • FAQ sheets
  • Bulletin Board Poster
  • Flash animation, widgets, and information blurbs for business intranet websites
  • PowerPoint presentations
  • Training Videos

Institutional and Non-Profit Sector

Education Sector

Recommend we link to the toolkits Air Now has already developed at  http://airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=resources.aqi_toolkit and http://www.airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=learning.workshop_for_teachers

Health Care Sector

 Environmental and Civic Groups

 Materials

  • Newsletter articles
  • Flash animation to be used on websites
  • PowerPoint presentations