Be Air Aware, Austin!
The Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) is a regional government group that collaborates on large projects with a 10 county area so projects aren't duplicated. Air quality is high on their list of priorities with their program Air Central Texas. Did you know that 50% of our air pollution comes from our tailpipe emissions? Is there anything you can do to minimize your impact on our air quality? Of course there is and creative solutions exist at AirCentralTexas.org. Visit the site and what YOU can do to improve Austin's air quality.
Anton Cox, from CAPCOG, stopped by Local Insights to encourage you to be air aware. Keep up to date with current news on pollution, events, see the air quality of the day and get tips on how to reduce your exhaust footprint at AirCentralTexas.org. Spread the word!
Calculate YOUR personal emmisions HERE.
To find out the current air quality, or how you can help better the air quality in Austin, click HERE.
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