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Air Central Texas (ACT) is an initiative to reduce exposure to air pollution in Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson Counties through voluntary actions to reduce emissions and tools for the public to avoid exposure to high pollution levels when they occur. Participants include local governments, regional and state government agencies, non-profit groups and institutions, and businesses. ACT works to provide the public with information about Central Texas Air Quality, support existing air quality programs, and motivate everyone to make decisions that are Air Aware. 

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News

Hazy skies expected in Austin this weekend as African dust cloud looms

A large plume of dust from the Saharan Desert will make its way to Texas on Friday, producing hazy skies.

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EPA to consider changes to smog standard

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is kicking off the process of reviewing the nation’s ground-level ozone pollution standard, a project likely to take years.

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Texas Department of Transportation unveils its "Drive Clean Texas" program

Many Texas cities are either exceeding or close to exceeding federal air quality standards because pollutant levels in their air are too high. That’s why TxDOT's “Drive Clean Texas” campaign is asking drivers to do their part to help improve and protect the air quality in Texas by reducing harmful vehicle emissions that contribute to air pollution.

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Ozone levels in many U.S. national parks are similar to those in large cities

Concentrations of ozone in many U.S. national parks are similar to levels in America’s largest metropolitan areas, according to a new study in Science Advances by researchers at Iowa State University and Cornell University.

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Events

Sat Sep 08

National Drive Electric Week

EV Enthusiasts from all over America will gather from September 8-16, 2018 to heighten awareness of today's electric transportation revolution! Come out to celebrate and learn about the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more

Sat Sep 08

National Drive Electric Week

EV Enthusiasts from all over America will gather from September 8-16, 2018 to heighten awareness of today's electric transportation revolution! Come out to celebrate and learn about the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more

Sat Sep 08

National Drive Electric Week

EV Enthusiasts from all over America will gather from September 8-16, 2018 to heighten awareness of today's electric transportation revolution! Come out to celebrate and learn about the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more

Sat Sep 08

National Drive Electric Week

EV Enthusiasts from all over America will gather from September 8-16, 2018 to heighten awareness of today's electric transportation revolution! Come out to celebrate and learn about the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more

Sat Sep 08

National Drive Electric Week

EV Enthusiasts from all over America will gather from September 8-16, 2018 to heighten awareness of today's electric transportation revolution! Come out to celebrate and learn about the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more

Sat Sep 08

National Drive Electric Week

EV Enthusiasts from all over America will gather from September 8-16, 2018 to heighten awareness of today's electric transportation revolution! Come out to celebrate and learn about the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more

Sat Sep 08

National Drive Electric Week

EV Enthusiasts from all over America will gather from September 8-16, 2018 to heighten awareness of today's electric transportation revolution! Come out to celebrate and learn about the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more

Sat Sep 08

National Drive Electric Week

EV Enthusiasts from all over America will gather from September 8-16, 2018 to heighten awareness of today's electric transportation revolution! Come out to celebrate and learn about the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more

Sat Sep 08

National Drive Electric Week

EV Enthusiasts from all over America will gather from September 8-16, 2018 to heighten awareness of today's electric transportation revolution! Come out to celebrate and learn about the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more

Mon Sep 24

2018 Texas Energy Summit

Hosted by the Energy Systems Laboratory at Texas A&M University Systems, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station. The Texas Energy Summit tackles all of the topics currently facing the energy industry. The summit was formerly called the Clean Air Through Energy Efficiency/CATEE Conference.

Mon Sep 24

2018 Texas Energy Summit

Hosted by the Energy Systems Laboratory at Texas A&M University Systems, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station. The Texas Energy Summit tackles all of the topics currently facing the energy industry. The summit was formerly called the Clean Air Through Energy Efficiency/CATEE Conference.

Mon Sep 24

2018 Texas Energy Summit

Hosted by the Energy Systems Laboratory at Texas A&M University Systems, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station. The Texas Energy Summit tackles all of the topics currently facing the energy industry. The summit was formerly called the Clean Air Through Energy Efficiency/CATEE Conference.

Fri Oct 05

Energy Efficiency Day

The third annual Energy Efficiency Day will be taking place on Friday, October 5th! On Energy Efficiency Day, cities, utilities, nonprofits, government agencies, and other groups will be promoting energy efficiency through social media using the hashtag #EEDAY2018 .

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