Category: Air Quality

EPA appoints Hoekzema to 3rd term on air quality committee

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The Environmental Protection Agency reappointed CAPCOG’s Regional Planning and Services Director, Andrew Hoekzema, to a third, two-year term on the Clean Air Act Advisory Committee, a federal advisory committee designed to provide EPA with input on policy and technical issues

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CAPCOG taking regionalism, air quality award nominations

CAPCOG is seeking nominations for the 2019 Jack Griesenbeck Leadership in Regionalism Award, which recognizes a person whom emphasizes the spirit of regionalism through their actions to strengthen region. Nominations will be accepted until Oct. 24 and can include volunteers,

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Air Quality program offers workshop on alternatives to gas powered vehicles for short trips

The CAPCOG Air Quality Program will conduct a workshop for local government and transportation practitioners as well as policy makers to learn best practices and trends for using neighborhood electric vehicles to help reduce carbon emissions and traffic congestion while

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Texas Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program seeks bus projects

Source: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The Texas Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program is accepting applications for the first round of funding with more than $58 million available for projects to replace or repower school buses, transit buses, and shuttle buses.

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Air Quality Program holds energy efficiency workshop

The CAPCOG Air Quality Program is hosting several energy efficiency specialists to conduct a workshop from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, May 29 for local governments and facility managers about reducing buildings’ energy consumption. Lowering water and energy consumption at

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EPA, CAPCOG partner on travel efficiency assessment project

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Transportation and Air Quality selected CAPCOG for a technical assistance partnership to assess the emissions and fuel consumption impacts of implementing travel efficiency strategies, which will help the region’s decision-makers understand how to

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National air quality campaign important to region

Air Quality Awareness Week is a national campaign that recognizes the importance of clean air for our health and wellbeing while educating people about the air quality index (AQI) and how they can protect their local air quality. CAPCOG will

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