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Air Alliance Houston is a non-profit advocacy organization working to reduce the public health impacts from air pollution and advance environmental justice.

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Houston’s Air Pollution Problem by the Numbers

Air pollution affects all Houstonians but disproportionately affects Environmental Justice communities – often working-class communities of color. They are frequently located next to freeways, train paths, the Port of Houston, and industrial facilities among other sources of air pollution. 


most ozone-polluted city

(American Lung Association, 2023)

Close to 500

hazardous facilities in the region

(EPA, 2019)

1 out of 10

adults in Houston are living with asthma

(Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2017-2019)


of illegal emissions go unpenalized in Texas

(Environmental Integrity Project, 2017)

A Resource to Protect Your Community’s Air Quality

We’re notifying residents about problematic air pollution permits. Keep an eye on your area.