Tag: Air Quality
Air Quality Program to upgrade air pollution tracking
Click to read more

CAPCOG’s Air Quality Program will enhance its monitoring of fine particulate matter (PM), a form of air pollution in which the region has some of the highest levels in the state for communities along the I-35 corridor, by purchasing more

Tagged with: , , ,
Air Quality Program seeks award nominations
Click to read more.

CAPCOG’s Air Quality Program and its Clean Air Coalition are seeking nominations for the Air Central Texas Awards. The awards celebrate the positive contributions of organizations and individuals make to regional air quality in Central Texas by recognizing the great work happening

Tagged with: , , , , ,
CAPCOG names Simon Regional Planning, Services director
Click to read more

CAPCOG has promoted Charles Simon to Regional Planning and Services director in September; he brings 34 years of local planning and economic development experience and a passion for collaboration and local community involvement to the role. Simon will oversee CAPCOG’s

Tagged with: , , , ,
Region experiences five times more Ozone Action Days
Click to read more

The Austin-Georgetown-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which consists of five CAPCOG counties, has experienced more than five times the number of Ozone Action Days compared to last year. High ground-level ozone concentration days are also on rise which could

Tagged with: , , , , ,
CAPCOG Air Quality Program seeks fleet emissions partnerships
Click to read more.

CAPCOG’s Air Quality Program is seeking Clean Air Coalition members interested in participating in a program that will install fleet monitoring devices and software on vehicles to track emissions, so the region can better understand of how local fleets impact

Tagged with: , , , ,
CAPCOG, regional partners recognize Air Quality Awareness Week
Click to read more

CAPCOG and regional Air Central Texas partners are celebrating national Air Quality Awareness Week — May 2 through 6. The national awareness campaign reminds residents to check their local Air Quality Index (AQI), know when to take health precautions, and

Tagged with: , , , ,
Air awareness campaign ACTs on Central Texas Ozone season
Click to read more

CAPCOG kicked off its air quality awareness campaign, Air Central Texas (ACT), for the sixth year to help people understand how to reduce air pollutants, limit health risks caused by poor air quality, and take action when air quality is

Tagged with: , , , ,
Regional Air Quality Plan updates address particulate matter
Click to read more

CAPCOG’s Clean Air Coalition (CAC) updated the region’s air quality plan in November to address particulate matter (PM) air pollution for the first time, adding measures designed to reduce long-term and short-term exposure to pollution from tiny but dangerous particles.

Tagged with: , , , ,
SPEER, CAPCOG explain importance of energy reporting
Click to read more.

CAPCOG and the South-Central Partnership for Energy Efficiency as a Resource (SPEER) are hosting a virtual workshop from 10 a.m. to noon on December 9 to educate local governments about a state mandate that requires them to report their electricity

Tagged with: , , , ,
Air Quality Awareness Week promotes taking action to improve air quality
Click to read more

The Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown Metropolitan Area remains close to exceeding the ground-level ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard and the upcoming National Air Quality Awareness Week, May 3 through May 7, reminds people to take action in preventing air pollution. CAPCOG

Tagged with: , , , ,