Welcome to Air Central Texas

Welcome

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

Designations for the 2015 Ozone Standards

The EPA issued the first round of designations for the 2015 Ozone standards and all counties in the central Texas region were designated in attainment/unclassifiable of the standard.

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TCEQ announces TERP Rebate Grants

The TCEQ’s Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) Program announced its Rebate Grants Program that provides financial incentives to repower or replace older heavy-duty diesel vehicles and select non-road diesel equipment. The grant program will official open Nov. 30, 2017, and grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications may not be submitted at this time; however, TCEQ made draft documents available for would-be applicants to review.

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EPA accepts applications for 2017 School Bus Rebate Program

The Environmental Protection Agency is accepting applications for its 2017 School Bus Rebate Program which could provide up to $20,000 per vehicle to replace older school buses and up to $6,000 per vehicle for retrofits. The program will take applications until 4 p.m., ET, Tuesday, Nov. 14.

Read more or download an application for the 2017 School Bus Rebate Program.

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Events

Wed Nov 01

Clean Air Coalition Advisory Committee Outreach and Education Meeting

Conference Call at 512-974-9300 #296767

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