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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

EPA Continues to Work With States on 2015 Ozone Designations

The EPA issued a press release stating that it is planning to make ozone attainment standards designation by October 1, 2017, replacing a previous decision to delay the designations until October 1, 2018.

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How to Avoid Air Pollution

Interesting articles about how to avoid breathing high levels of air pollution.

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Clean Air Programs in Question after Abbott’s Vetoes

A pair of Gov. Greg Abbott’s line-item vetoes has Travis County once again scrambling to clean up the aftermath, this time involving two air quality programs.

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Events

EPA Webinar - Exploring the link Between Green Infrastructure and Air Quality

August 9, 1 PM (ET) - In this webcast, sponsored by US EPA's Green Infrastructure program, speakers from the EPA's Office of Air and Radiation and Office of Research and Development will discuss innovative research into the multiple benefits of green infrastructure.

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2017 National Air Quality Conferences

The 2017 National Air Quality Conference will provide attendees the opportunity to learn the latest information on air quality forecasting and mapping, air quality and your health, and innovative outreach programs. And this year it will be in Austin, TX! September 11 - 13, 2017

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