We Learn

We research Houston’s greatest air pollution challenges in collaboration with universities, regulators, and partner organizations to understand how to improve public health and quality of life.

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We Teach

Education is at the heart of Air Alliance Houston. We offer programs to give environmental organizations and green business a forum to share their work and knowledge with the public.

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We Equip

We offer tools, information, and resources to every Houstonian who wants to make our city healthier. Our ozone map gives real-time air quality so we can make good decisions for ourselves and our families.

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We Promote

We advocate for Houston’s fenceline communities, meet with legislators, partner with regulators, and organize meetings between industry and communities, and promote health and clean air related events.

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2015 was a bad year for air quality. With ozone days increasing, our work is needed more than ever.

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Our educational program reached thousands of elementary and middle school students during the 2015-16 school year. Has your child seen Ozone Theater?

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Pounds of pollution released during "malfunction and maintenance" events in Texas in 2015.

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Number of so-called "malfunction and maintenance" events occurring in 2015.

Latest News

Loophole in Trump EPA rule allows trucks to bypass emissions standards and regulations

A truck dealership in central Tennessee is currently showcasing the fact that “glider” trucks are easily able to bypass emissions rules because of a loophole the Trump administration and EPA administrator Scott Pruitt are pushing to keep in place after the Obama administration enacted a rule to eliminate it. Glider trucks contribute heavily to air

New study shows air pollution effects are more harmful than anticipated

Air pollution from industrial startups and shutdowns is worse than experts have thought, according to a new study published by the journal Environmental Science & Technology. Before Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, many industrial facilities had to shut down operations before the storm arrived and start up again once the rain and flooding stopped. As a

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Do you know your current ozone level?

Get real-time information about the current level of ozone, a dangerous pollutant with serious health risks, in your area. Breathing ozone can trigger health problems, so use our ozone map to make good decisions about when to spend time outside.