H-GAC supports vehicle emissions reductions through funding and promotion of alternative commute options and the accelerated replacement of older diesel vehicles with newer, cleaner models. In 2018, these programs reduced 334.5 tons of NOx. This figure is 19% higher than in 2017 due to new participation in the Clean Vehicles Program.
The region’s three-year average of the ozone level decreased 3% to 79 parts per billion (ppb) which remains above the new national ambient air quality standard of 70 ppb.
Houston-Galveston Area Council