Public Resources

File a Pollution Complaint

City of Houston

Report an air quality complaint with the City of Houston Health Department.

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Harris County

Report an air quality complaint with the Harris County Pollution Services Department.

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TCEQ

Submit an air quality complaint to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).

We recommend always submitting a complaint to TCEQ in addition to contacting your city or county officials.

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EPA

Report air quality violations to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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We encourage you to also bring your concern to the attention of your elected officials. Not sure who represents you? Click here.

Research and Reports

We conduct equity-based research to help illuminate patterns and the root causes of health inequities in our communities. Find out more by reading our research and reports.

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Data Resources

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. 

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Air Monitoring

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 and to sign up for air pollution alerts.

AirNow.gov

Visit the US Environmental Protection Agency’s real-time air quality map at AirNow to check your local air quality.

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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.

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Purple Air

Check the PurpleAir Map to see where our Purple Air Particulate Matter (PM) monitors are located and track the real-time data.

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Sign Up for TCEQ’s Air Pollution 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

Seeking more information on how to advocate for better air quality in your community but not sure where to start? Submit your questions here or call us at 713.589.4733.

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