Posts tagged with: TCEQ

Biweekly Ozone Report

  Over the last two weeks, the Houston region experienced the highest ozone values of the year so far. Eleven consecutive days were declared “Ozone Action Days” by TCEQ – days in which residents are advised to limit their outdoor activity to reduce exposure to ozone, and citizens, businesses, and industry are asked to take steps to

Biweekly Ozone Report

  Two monitors have returned to service after several weeks of down-time. Welcome back, Huffman Wolf Road and LaPorte Sylvan Beach! Unfortunately, high ozone levels have also returned to the region. The two monitors north of Baytown, Wallisville Road and Baytown Garth, received the highest readings on Monday, while the Houston Aldine monitor saw its highest

Biweekly Ozone Report

  The end of June and beginning of July are consistent with the downward trend in regional ozone levels we saw in the last bi-weekly report. Only three monitors recorded moderate levels this period, and overall ozone readings throughout the region are in the “Good” zone of the Air Quality Index (AQI). Ozone forms when a

Biweekly Ozone Report

June was a pretty good month with regard to ozone levels, possibly due to the rains the region experienced. The only monitors that experienced moderate levels were the Conroe monitor and UH WG Jones Forest monitor, and that was at the beginning of the latest bi-weekly period. Ozone forms when a mixture of chemicals, mostly