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.
  • Voluntary meetings are held every six to eight weeks on various air quality topics. Please contact for additional information.
Who participates
The collaboration includes 30 counties and the cities of Aspen and Grand Junction. County websites can be found on our county contacts page.
Topics of discussion
Communication with local communities
Air pollutant inventories and monitoring 
Colorado Health and Environmental Assessment
Outdoor air quality issues 
Indoor air quality issues
Oil and gas development
Regulatory updates