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Go green and breathe clean with Air North Texas

Posted Feb. 28, 2020

aerial view of downtown Fort Worth
Tarrant County is one of nine in North Texas in nonattainment for ozone levels.

Air pollution season officially begins in March in North Texas and runs through November.

This year, take action by checking out Air North Texas, a regional public awareness campaign that educates and encourages residents to make clean air choices. Follow real-time air quality monitoring data, sign up for air pollution action day alerts, investigate commuting alternatives and learn clean air strategies for home, school or work.

A nine-county region in North Texas is in nonattainment for ozone levels. Ozone can reach unhealthy levels on hot sunny days in urban environments. Motor vehicle exhaust, gasoline vapors, emissions from industrial facilities and electric utilities, and chemical solvents contribute to ozone pollution. Even relatively low levels of ozone can have negative health effects.

On June 26, celebrate Clean Air Action Day by doing at least one thing to help improve air quality. View a list of actions you can take on June 26.

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Historic and Cultural Landmarks Commission: 2 p.m. June 8, 2020; WebEx.
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Art Commission Special Called Meeting: 5 p.m. June 8, 2020; WebEx.
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Canceled City Council Work Session: 3 p.m. June 9, 2020; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Timberland Park: 7 p.m. June 9, 2020; City Council Chamber, 1000 Throckmorton Street, Fort Worth, 76102.

Canceled City Council Meeting: 7 p.m. June 9, 2020; City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County WDB Meeting: 9 a.m. June 10, 2020; Virtual Zoom Meeting.
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City Plan Commission Special Meeting: 10 a.m. June 10, 2020; WebEx.
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Zoning Commission Public Hearing: 1 p.m. June 10, 2020; WebEx.
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Fort Worth Human Relations Commission Mayor's Committee on Persons with Disabilities: 10 a.m. June 11, 2020; WebEx.
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Canceled Vendor Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises: 11:30 a.m. June 11, 2020; Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 South Freeway.
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Regional Transportation Council Meeting: 1 p.m. June 11, 2020; Teleconference Meeting.
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Canceled Landscape CPR: 6 p.m. June 11, 2020; Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 1700 University Drive.

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