Regulatory Science Symposium – Air Pollution and Health: State of the Regulatory Science

Texas A&M Universtiy is hosting the 2018 Annual Regulatory Science Symposium:

What: Air Pollution and Health: State of the Regulatory Science
When: Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 9:00 am to 11:45 am (CST)
Where: TAMU VENI 101C or online at https://cvm-tamu.zoom.us/j/7489911, call in (646)558-8656 or (669)900-6833, Meeting ID 748 991 182
Cost: $0

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Designations for the San Antonio Metropolitan Area

July 17, 2018 – EPA completed area designations for the 2015 ozone standards by designating eight counties in the San Antonio, Texas metropolitan area. EPA has designated Bexar County, Texas as the San Antonio, Texas nonattainment area and the remaining seven counties – Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Medina, and Wilson – as attainment/unclassifiable.

The website below has the pre-publication FR manuscript, a fact sheet, and responses to comments received during the proposal or 120-day period.

https://www.epa.gov/ozone-designations/designations-san-antonio-metropolitan-area

FHWA Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights—May-June 2018 Issue

FHWA Air Quality Sustainable Transport Highlights – May/June 2018 Issue

The purpose of this message is to inform you that the May-June 2018, issue of the Air Quality and Sustainable Transport Highlights is available.

The Highlights provide the latest news and information on transportation related air quality and sustainability activities, including information on transportation conformity, resiliency, and other related activities.

Items of interest in this issue include:

  • FHWA Published Computation Procedures for Travel Time and Non-SOV Performance Measures
  • FHWA Published Summaries of Renewable Energy in Highway Rights of Way Peer Exchanges
  • US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) published updated frequently asked questions on hotspot analyses for particulate matter (PM).

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 Sustainable Transport Newsletter are available at: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/sustainability/newsletter/index.cfm

Northern Transportation and Air Quality Summit – NTAQS 2018

IT’s NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER

What:  2 full days of the best and most up-to-date information affecting transportation and air quality, a great chance to network and engage with colleagues at all levels…
When: August 7-8, 2018
Where: Newark, NJ – North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, One Newark Center (1085 Raymond Blvd.)
Registration Cost: $0
Registration, Agenda and more: http://www.njtpa.org/get-involved/events-forums/2018-northern-transportation-air-quality-summit
Questions: Mike Roberts, FHWA, 404-895-6224, michael.roberts@dot.gov

NTAQS 2018 Flyer