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June Air Quality Advisory Council Meeting

The next Air Quality Advisory Council meeting is scheduled for June 7 at the Tulsa Tech Owasso campus.

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Monitoring Network Review

Our annual Monitoring Network Review is now available for public comment.

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Electronic Permitting Now Available

Introducing e-permitting for air quality permits! Guidance documents from our February 8th training are on our permitting page. The e-permitting access button there as well.

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Thank You Deb Carter and Pat Sullivan

We thank Deb Carter and Pat Sullivan for 22 and 23 years of service to Oklahoma and its environment. We will miss you!

Village Green

We change the Air Quality Flag on our Village Green monitoring bench based on a daily Air Quality Index (AQI) forecast. Waving now at the Myriad Children's Garden.

Learn more about Village Green

What is air quality?
The amount of pollution in the air from all sources - natural and human - defines the quality of the air we breathe.  Air pollution isn't limited to our cities; it can blow into any part of Oklahoma from neighboring states.

Why is it important?
Bad air quality can affect everybody's health.  It can have direct effects on the lungs, and it can worsen an existing condition, such as asthma.  Some people are more sensitive to air pollution than others.  These include young children who are growing rapidly and older adults who have reduced immune systems.
 
Poor public health also incurs economic costs for society, e.g., increased healthcare costs and loss of working days.  And a clean environment makes Oklahoma an attractive place to live, work and play: something we can all be proud of.

What does the Air Quality Division do?
Most importantly, we work to effectively protect the public health in Oklahoma.  We do this by:

More information about the Air Quality Division

To reach the main AQD programs use the links on the right or the pulldown menu at the top left on any AQD page.

Last Updated: May 8, 2017

 

 
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