Air Pollution 101
If you want to learn about air pollution, its causes, health effects, and what you can do to protect yourself, our Air Pollution 101 might be just what you’re looking for.
Use our interactive, easy-to-use BREATHE dashboard to get information about environmental hazards in your neighborhood and track emission events, air quality permit applications, environmental complaints and more.
Are you concerned about the air quality in your area or want to know when you should take precautions due to unhealthy air? Use these tools to check the latest air quality information or to sign up for air pollution alerts.
Visit the US Environmental Protection Agency’s real-time air quality map at AirNow to check your local air quality.
TCEQ GeoTAM Map Viewer
Visit Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)’s GeoTAM map viewer for detailed hourly information about air pollution, weather and other parameters measured at public monitoring sites.
Check the PurpleAir Map to see where our Purple Air Particulate Matter (PM) monitors are located and track the real-time data.
Sign Up for Ozone Action Day Alerts
The TCEQ issues alerts when high ozone is predicted for your area. These alerts can help you determine whether or not it’s safe to spend extended amounts of time outside for daily activities
Community Air Quality Toolkit
Seeking more information on how to advocate for your community but not sure where to start? We’ve built this manual to help you communicate your environmental needs to local governmental agencies, industry, and your neighbors.
Whether you are an academic or an advocate, we have listed some great publicly available tools, databases, interactive maps, and other resources that can help inform your air pollution research or community advocacy.