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RAQC Featured in the Denver Business Journal

The RAQC was featured in the Denver Business Journal following Governor Jared Polis’ signing of the Executive Order re-authorizing the RAQC to boldly and collaboratively continue efforts to improve ground level ozone conditions, reduce greenhouse gases, and bring the region into attainment with health and environmental standards. You can read the article here.

Governor Polis Signs Executive Order Re-Authorizing the RAQC

Today, Governor Polis signed an Executive Order re-authorizing the RAQC to boldly and collaboratively continue efforts to improve ground level ozone conditions, reduce greenhouse gases and bring the region into attainment with health and environmental...

August 27, 2019 Ozone Summary

Through 8/27/19 8- 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 50 – Appendix P. To...

August 18, 2019 Ozone Summary

Through 8/18/19 8- 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 50 – Appendix P.To view...

Colorado AQCC Adopts Zero-Emission Vehicle Standards

Following three days of testimony, on Aug. 16th the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission approved a new Colorado zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) program. The new rules were brought to the Commission by a coalition of State agencies and the auto manufacturing industry. This action makes Colorado the 10th state to adopt California’s Zero-Emission Vehicle program, which further advances the rapid electrification of the vehicle fleet. The RAQC’s support for the program was appreciated as we stressed the emissions reductions and increased consumer choice that are anticipated. Here is an article in the Colorado Sun about the announcement, including a quote from the RAQC.

 

August 11, 2019 Ozone Summary

Through 8/11/19 *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 50 - Appendix P.

Ozone Season Data Tracking

The Denver Metro/North Front Range area is designated as nonattainment by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the pollutant ozone. The 2015 8-Hour Ozone Standard is 70 parts per billion (ppb) and is calculated using a rolling three-year average of the...