Thursday, May 4, 2023

Mayor Pro Tem Paige Ellis Hosts Press Conference Commemorating Air Quality Awareness Week, Thursday May 4th

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has designated May 1-5, 2023 as National Air Quality Awareness Week. In 2022, Central Texas experienced its worst ozone season in over a decade. Children, older adults, pregnant people, and people with lung or heart disease are particularly vulnerable on days when ozone levels are unhealthy. The City of Austin recognizes how critical air quality is to the health of our environment, economy, and the daily lives of Austinites.
 
Who:    
Mayor Pro Tem Paige Ellis
Capital Area Council of Governments
Clean Air Force of Central Texas
Environment Texas
City of Austin Office of Sustainability
 
What:    Mayor Pro Tem Paige Ellis hosts a press conference to commemorate National Air Quality Awareness Week and discuss how our community can work together for clean air.
 
When:   Thursday, May 4, 12:40 p.m.
 
Where:  Austin City Hall, 301 W 2nd St., 78701 - Outside at South Entrance

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