Tag: Environmental Protection Agency
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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Air Quality Program to upgrade air pollution tracking
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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

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Regional Air Quality Plan updates address particulate matter
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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.

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