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Biweekly Ozone Report

Overall, the regional trend for this period compared to the last two reports shows improved ozone levels. Top three values were all at the Conroe monitor. Huffman Wolf Road and Laporte Sylvan Beach Monitor have been taken down for preventative maintenance for the time period represented in the report. The UH WG Jones monitor, which had

Biweekly Ozone Report

  The high ozone trend continues for the greater Houston area, with four ozone action days (May 15-17, and 28) during this period of May 15-28). The top 5 highest 8-hour averages could be found on Tuesday the 15th and Thursday the 17, as detailed on the below chart. Ozone forms when a mixture of

Biweekly Ozone Report

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has issued 12 Ozone Action Days for the greater Houston area for 2018, all within the last 24 days. The highest values for the Daily Maximum Eight-Hour Ozone Averages for the first two weeks of May were all on May 7. Ozone forms when a mixture of chemicals, mostly from tailpipes and

Pruitt’s EPA announces changes in future enforcement of Clean Air Act

EPA chief Scott Pruitt announced a change last week regarding future enforcement of the Clean Air Act. This change will include feedback from state and local governments on the economic impact of federal pollution regulations. Current federal law and U.S. Supreme Court decisions require the EPA to focus on public health rather than costs when it comes to