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TCEQ spearheads partnership collecting air quality data from Ciudad Juárez

Nov. 27, 2017 – Factors that affect air quality know no borders. That’s why it is so important that Ciudad Juárez officials are now operating and maintaining air quality monitors across the border from El Paso. Data for the past three months indicate that air quality for ozone and carbon monoxide are at levels protecting public health and the environment--comparable to air quality in El Paso.

Crusher permits stir interest but protect people and the environment

Oct. 25, 2017 -Many members of the public express concern about the potential impacts from rock and concrete crushing plants. The good news is that standard permits for both permanent and temporary rock and concrete crushers, which break down large pieces of concrete and rocks to provide material for pavement and other construction needs, protect public health and the environment when operated correctly.

TCEQ part of Arkema plant response in Crosby

Aug. 31, 2017: The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is part of a unified command with local, state, and federal partners responding to the situation at the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby. The TCEQ is currently monitoring the fire.

TCEQ’s Hurricane Harvey Response

Aug. 31, 2017: The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is fully committed to responding to Hurricane Harvey and the resulting widespread, unprecedented flooding from the storm.