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Jun 13th

Committee Meeting

Control Strategy Committee, Electrify Lawn & Garden Work Group
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Jun 14th

Committee Meeting

Control Strategy Committee, Oil & Gas Technical Work Group
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Jun 21st

Committee Meeting

Control Strategy Committee
9:00 am - 11:30 am

Regional Air Quality Council



We collaborate to improve air quality and protect Colorado’s health, environment, and economy through planning, policy development and program implementation.


Clean air provides us the opportunity to breathe easy.

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Current 8-Hour Ozone Summary

Ozone Summary through June 6, 20238- 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) through EPA AirNow and consistent with Data Reporting and Handling Conventions outlined...

APCD Ozone Public Listening Sessions / Recordatorio: Sesiones de escucha pública sobre el ozono

Join the Air Pollution Control Division for an Ozone Public Listening Session

Wednesday, May 31st, 5:30 – 7 p.m.:

  • Register to attend in person at the Irving Street Library, Westminster OR
  • Register to attend over Zoom

Saturday, August 19th, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

  • Register to attend over Zoom


Colorado is actively planning next steps in addressing ground-level ozone in the North Front Range.

The Air Pollution Control Division will use these meetings to discuss updated emissions inventories and provide updates on the work to reduce ozone. These sessions will also share Air Pollution Control Division efforts to assess technical analyses that support air quality planning efforts and advance potential reduction strategies. Join us to learn about ozone planning, ask questions, learn how to stay involved, and share comments!

For more information about this meeting or future ozone meetings hosted by the APCD, please sign up to receive notifications or find more information on our webpage.


Acompáñenos en una sesión de escucha para el público sobre el ozono

Miércoles, 31 de mayo, 5:30 a 7:00 p.m.:

  • Regístrese para unirse en personaen Irving Street Library, Westminster o
  • Regístrese en Zoom


Sábado, 19 de agosto, 10 a.m. a 12 p.m.:

  • Regístrese en Zoom


Colorado está planificando activamente los próximos pasos que se darán para hacer frente al ozono a nivel del suelo en la zona del Front Range.

Durante estas reuniónes hablaremos de los inventarios de emisiones actualizados y proporcionaremos actualizaciones acerca del trabajo para reducir el ozono. Estas sesiónes incluye la evaluación de los análisis técnicos que respaldan la labor de planificación de la calidad del aire y la promoción de las posibles estrategias de reducción. ¡Acompáñenos para obtener más información sobre los planes del ozono, hacer preguntas, aprender cómo puede mantenerse involucrado o involucrada y compartir sus comentarios!

Para obtener más información sobre esta reunión u otras reuniones que la División de Control de la Contaminación del Aire organice en el futuro sobre el ozono, regístrese para recibir notificaciones o busque más información en nuestra página web.

RAQC Welcomes New Communications & Programs Coordinator

The Regional Air Quality Council welcomes Kelsey Simpkins to the RAQC staff.  Prior to joining the RAQC, Kelsey worked at the University of Colorado Boulder in media relations and as a science writer, specializing in climate and environmental science. She previously worked for sustainability science NGO Future Earth as a digital engagement and communications specialist, and for the Twin Cities-based ecological restoration nonprofit Great River Greening in development and communications.

As Communications and Programs Coordinator, Kelsey will manage media, public relations, and community outreach and events for the Simple Steps Better Air program.

RAQC Hiring: Programs Coordinator

The RAQC has a unique opportunity for a qualified individual to join a dynamic, passionate, mission-driven team. Reporting to the Communications & Programs Director, and in collaboration with other staff, the Programs Coordinator will develop and implement programs related to mobile sources, lawn and garden, and emission reduction activities as defined by the RAQC.

This is a part-time position from June -August 2023, transitioning to full-time position beginning September 2023.

Job Announcement:  Programs Coordinator

Initial Deadline:  May 11, 2023,  will remain open until filled.

RAQC Welcomes New Planning Director

The Regional Air Quality Council welcomes a new Planning Director, Tom Moore.  He came to the RAQC after serving as the Technical Services Program manager at the State’s Air Pollution Control Division as well as working for many years for the Western Regional Air Partnership, coordinating air quality analysis and planning for the 15-state WRAP region. He has served as the Vice Chair for the Air Quality Enterprise Board and chaired the Fort Collins Air Quality Advisory Board. Tom has a B.S. degree in Physical Geography from Arizona State University.

As the Planning Director, he will be working on air quality control strategies, coordinating development of the State Implementation Plan components, and leading emission inventory and photochemical modeling analyses.

Board Announcements

Next Board Meeting

Friday, June 2, 2023
9:30 am – 12:00 pm


Hybrid In-Person Meeting
1445 Market Street, 4th Floor Board Room, Denver.
Zoom Registration REQUIRED (See Agenda)

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