Tag: Air Quality

Air quality awareness doesn’t stop after national week

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Air quality seems to be better throughout the region because of reduced traffic as a result of Stay Home orders, but people should remain vigilant and be air aware especially as the orders are lifted and the summer begins. May

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CAPCOG, Lone Star Clean Fuels Alliance discuss EV fleets

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The CAPCOG Air Quality Program has partnered with the Lone Star Clean Fuels Alliance to teach local governments, nonprofits, and central Texas businesses about their electric vehicle (EV) options and creating a successful EV program during an April 7 workshop

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TCEQ opens $6.2 million school bus grant opportunity

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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is accepting applications for the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) Texas Clean School Bus Program, which has $6.2 million available in grant funds. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. Dec. 17, 2020

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TCEQ schedules clean school bus webinar

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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality want organizations to gear up for the opening of the Texas Emission Reduction Program (TERP), Texas Clean School Bus (TCSB) program by making plans to join us for TERP Talk: How to Apply for

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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

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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

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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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Air Quality Program holds energy efficiency workshop

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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

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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

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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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