The 36th Congressional District of Texas, which I am proud to represent, has more petrochemical facilities than any other district in the country. Thus, our area would be significantly impacted by the EPA’s new proposed ozone regulations.[Read More]
Many of us who grew up in Houston in the '70s remember what it was like to try to see the skyline on smog-filled days - we couldn't. Cities like Houston, Los Angeles and even New York have at one time or another been draped in a blanket of man-made haze. Under the Clean Air Act of 1970, these cities and countless counties across America were given new requirements to cut down on this smog - also known as ground-level ozone - through new emissions limits.[Read More]
On October 1st, the Environmental Protection Agency is widely expected to finalize its regulation to revise the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone. First released late last year, EPA’s proposal is an assault on American job creators and reflects a continuation of the burdensome and costly regulatory actions coming out of the Obama Administration, which fails to consider the impact these actions have on our economy.[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
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