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Sep 28th

Committee Meeting

Control Strategy Committee
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Oct 2nd

Board Meeting

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Oct 8th

Committee Meeting

Operations Committee
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Regional Air Quality Council

Our mission is to develop and propose effective and cost-efficient air quality planning initiatives with input from local government agencies, the private sector, stakeholder groups, and citizens of the Denver metropolitan area and the Denver Metro/North Front Range Ozone Non-Attainment Area. We plan and implement a variety of public outreach and education efforts. The RAQC assists with regional public/private initiatives to reduce emissions from the transportation sector, mobile sources, and other sources.

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Current 8-Hour Ozone Summary

Ozone Summary through September 13, 20208- hour Ozone Summary is based on 8-hour averages of raw 1-hour ozone data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and consistent with Data Reporting and Handling Conventions outlined in 40 CFR Part...

EPA Administrator proposes maintaining standards for ground-level ozone

On August 14, 2020, the EPA Administration published in the Federal Register a proposal to maintain the current level and form of the primary and secondary ozone standard of 70 parts per billion (ppb).  More information on the proposal can be found at: .  EPA is seeking comment on the proposed action. A will be held on August 31, 2020 and September 1, 2020.

RAQC Partner Agencies Launch Comprehensive Clean Trucking Strategy

On July 14th, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), and Colorado Energy Office (CEO) announced that the state is signing a multi-state Memorandum of Understanding to work collaboratively to advance the market for electric trucks and buses. The agencies also announced a public process to work with the industry and community stakeholders to develop a broad set of strategies to reduce emissions from heavy-duty vehicles. With transportation now the largest source of air pollution in Colorado — and with our economy increasingly reliant on freight, as exemplified during the COVID-19 crisis — it is critical that the state develop a thoughtful and balanced approach that provides a pathway for emissions reductions from this key sector.

You can read the press release here.

Board Announcements

Next Board Meeting

When
Friday, September 11, 2020
9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Where
Zoom Meeting – Remote ONLY
THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD REMOTELY VIA VIDEO CONFERENCE ONLY
DUE TO CONCERNS ABOUT SUSCEPTIBILITY OR EXPOSURE TO COVID‐19

Registration REQUIRED

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