Did you know that Houston’s ozone season used to be year-round? For many years, Houston would sometimes experience an ozone excedance in the winter. Now, with an even tighter health-based standard, Houston’s ozone season appears to have shrunk.[Read More]
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]
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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