Air Quality and Climate Change Highlights—August September 2016 Issue

The purpose of this message is to inform you that the August-September 2016 issue of the Air Quality and Climate Change Highlights is available. View the August-September 2016 issue of the Air Quality and Climate Change Highlights (Word Doc).

The August-September 2016 Highlights provides the latest news and information on transportation related air quality and climate change activities, including information on transportation conformity, sustainability, and other related activities.

Items of interest in this issue include:

  • FHWA will hold webinars on September 30, and October 4, to provide an overview of The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) final guidance for Federal agencies on how to consider climate change in their National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews.
  • FHWA developed a series of tools to provide technical support and resources for the implementation of the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Program.
  • FHWA published the final Climate Resilience Pilot Program report

Past issues of the Air Quality and Conformity Highlights are available at: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/air_quality/conformity/highlights/
Past issues of the Climate Change Newsletter are available at: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/climate_change/newsletter/

I encourage you to share the Highlights with State and local transportation and air quality partners, and all who may be interested in transportation related air quality and climate change issues. Divisions and the Resource Center are encouraged to email suggestions for items to be included in the air quality and climate change highlights to Victoria Martinez at [email protected] or Becky Lupes at [email protected].