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Air Quality Index


The AQI is an index for reporting daily air quality. It tells you how clean or polluted your air is, and what associated health effects might be a concern for you. The AQI focuses on health effects you may experience within a few hours or days after breathing polluted air.

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Air Facilities

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Cleaning Your Air: Reducing Diesel Pollution


That's like eliminating exhaust from
2
older diesel trucks each year
  • Project: Center for Transportation and the Environment
  • This project will retrofit approximately 10 on-highway vehicles from the City of Houston's and the City of Indianapolis' service fleets with a PM and NOx reduction system manufactured by Truck Emission Control Technologies, Inc.

  • Clean Diesel Strategy Technology: Retrofit Technologies
That's like eliminating exhaust from
7
older diesel trucks each year
  • Project: University of Houston
  • This project will retrofit 15 school buses from the Houston Independent School District fleet with Tinnerman/Shadowood emission reduction system. In addition, portable emission measurement system testing will be conducted.

  • Clean Diesel Strategy Technology: Retrofit Technologies
That's like eliminating exhaust from
1
older diesel trucks each year
  • Project: University of Houston
  • This project will retrofit approximately twenty on-highway trucks owned by the City of Houston with Truck Emission Control Technologies Inc's emission reduction system.

  • Clean Diesel Strategy Technology: Retrofit Technologies
That's like eliminating exhaust from
4
older diesel trucks each year
  • Project: Houston Area Research Center
  • Install auxiliary power units (APU)s on long-haul diesel trucks Press Release

  • Clean Diesel Strategy Technology:
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older diesel trucks each year
That's like eliminating exhaust from
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older diesel trucks each year
That's like eliminating exhaust from
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older diesel trucks each year
That's like eliminating exhaust from
15
older diesel trucks each year
That's like eliminating exhaust from
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older diesel trucks each year
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Radon


Exposure to radon in the home is responsible for an estimated 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year. Radon is a health hazard with a simple solution. Read "A Citizen's Guide to Radon".
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Ultraviolet (UV) Index


The ozone layer shields the Earth from harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Ozone depletion, as well as seasonal and weather variations, cause different amounts of UV radiation to reach the Earth at any given time.



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