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CAPCOG recommends SHSP projects
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CAPCOG”s Executive Committee recommended the region’s prioritization list of 18 projects seeking funds from the State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) in March to the Office of the Governor; the projects are reviewed and prioritized by the Homeland Security Task Force

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Lee County TED seeks public input
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CAPCOG will host its second community outreach meeting seeking input from residents and area stakeholders for the Lee County Transportation and Economic Development (TED) Plan at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 631 N. Rockdale Street in Lexington. The

RLEA graduates 30 in Class No. 100
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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 100th class in March; the milestone graduation builds on decades of educating officers while evolving the training to meet the ever-changing profession of policing. Just like many classes before them, all 30

CAPCOG announces criminal justice grant presentations
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The CAPCOG Criminal Justice Program has announced that grant application presentations will take place on April 1, 2024, for the General Victim Services – Direct Service Program and Violence Against Women Justice and Training Program projects, followed by Criminal Justice

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Air Quality Program prepared for new standard
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency decreased the annual national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for particulate matter (PM) in February from 12 micrograms per cubic meter (µg/m3) to 9 µg/m3. At least one county in the region is not currently

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AAACAP brings families together for caregiver webinars
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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, conducted two caregiver webinars about family members supporting each other while caring for their loved ones. A recording of one of the webinars is now available at

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Solar eclipse summit ties state, local plans together
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The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division hosted state, regional and local public safety officials to discuss emergency preparedness plans and safety measures they are taking to support communities during the April 8, 2024 solar eclipse. More than 60 people from various

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CAPCOG Solid Waste Program funds collection projects
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CAPCOG awarded 13 projects from around the region $274,000 to help fund household hazardous waste and community collection events along with other landfill diversion projects at its February Executive Committee meeting. The projects will take place during the 2024-25 biennium.

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TCEQ announces fueling facility program
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) announced that $12 million is available for projects to construct or reconstruct natural gas, electric charging, and other alternative fuels fueling facilities within the Clean Transportation Zone, which includes seven counites in the

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CAPCOG honors 2022 Air Central Texas Award Recipients
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CAPCOG and the Central Texas Clean Air Coalition (CAC) on Wednesday recognized Rich Segal, Dr. Peter Beck, Olivia Prior, Bill Gibbs, and Movability with its 2023 Air Central Texas awards. The awards celebrate the activities by organizations and individuals that

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