The EPA plans to propose a new ozone standard in December 2014. The current standard is set at 75 parts per billion (ppb). EPA staff has recommended that a new ozone standard be set at a lower level within the range of 60-70ppb.[Read More]
The Clean Air Act, amended by Congress in 1990, requires that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) review each of its six important health-based standards every five years to make sure that the standard is set at a level that protects public health based on credible new scientific studies.[Read More]
We know that the air is getting cleaner in Houston. Levels of ozone, fine particles and air toxics are much lower than they were a decade ago. Reduced emissions from all sources—cars and trucks, business and industry, and citizens—have contributed to these lower levels. But did you know that improved technology has played an important role too?[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 >