In Houston, we are proud of the significant improvements in air quality that we have achieved over the past decade. We made those improvements by reducing ozone-forming emissions like oxides of nitrogen (NOx) in every sector—industry, small business, motor vehicles and heavy-duty equipment.[Read More]
Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) is one of a group of reactive gasses known as "oxides of nitrogen," or "nitrogen oxides (NOx)." Other nitrogen oxides include nitrous acid and nitric acid, but the U.S. EPA has established health-based standards for only NO2. NO2 is also significant because it contributes to the formation of ground-level ozone and fine particle pollution.[Read More]
What is On Air: Houston?
On Air: Houston is an initiative of the Greater Houston Partnership to share accurate information about the air we breathe
in Houston. Read More >