Western Colorado Regional Air Quality Collaboration

 
  • Voluntary partnership that promotes consistency and collaboration regarding air quality issues.
  • Has fostered projects to address air quality issues such as fine particulate matter, windblown dust, wood smoke, industrial pollution and odors.
  • The projects rely on collaboration between state and local jurisdictions.
  • All interested local governments west of the Continental Divide are encouraged to participate in the collaboration.
 
Upcoming meeting
 
  • To be determined
Who participates
The collaboration includes 28 counties and two cities:
 
Western Slope:
Central mountains:
Southwestern:
San Luis Valley:
 
Topics of discussion
 
 
 
Communication with local communities
 
Air pollutant inventories 
 
Colorado Health and Environmental Assessment
 
Dust storms 
 
Indoor air quality
 
Indoor burning
 
Inspections and enforcement  
 
Monitoring 
 
Oil and gas development
 
Open burning
 
Ozone
 
Permitting
 
Regulatory updates
 
Supplemental Environmental Projects
 
Transportation
 
Wildfires