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:
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  
Oil and gas development
Open burning
Regulatory updates
Supplemental Environmental Projects