AAPCA 2023 Best Practices in Air Pollution Control Announced
2023 designations highlight four leading state and local air agency programs
September 27, 2023
Today, the Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies (AAPCA) announced 2023 Best Practices in Air Pollution Control, recognizing exemplary air agency programs in Georgia, Oklahoma, Wyoming, and San Joaquin Valley, California. Designated annually, AAPCA’s Best Practices in Air Pollution Control showcases groundbreaking technology, innovative practices, and exemplary operations in the field of air pollution control.
All four programs were highlighted at the AAPCA 2023 Fall Business Meeting, taking place this week in Raleigh, North Carolina:
- Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s Streamlined Response to Comments Approach for State Implementation Plans (SIPs) – presented by Anna Aponte, Acting Program Manager, Planning & Support Program
- Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality’s Representative Sample Guidance Document – presented by Phillip Martin, Engineering Manager, Air Quality Permitting Section
- Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality’s Wyoming Pond Emissions Calculator – presented by Andrew Keyfauver, New Source Review Program Manager
- San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District’s Healthy Air Living Schools Program – presented by Jaime Holt, Chief Communications Officer
“State and local air agencies continue to be innovative in their work on the front lines of protecting air quality and public health,” stated incoming AAPCA 2024 President Jason Meyers with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality. “We were excited to learn more about these programs.”
More on AAPCA’s Best Practices in Air Pollution Control can be found in the 2023 call for nominations. All nominations undergo a rigorous review by the Association’s Best Practices Committee and Board of Directors.
AAPCA’s 2023 Fall Business Meeting is being held September 26, 27, and 28 in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies, or AAPCA, is a national, non-profit, consensus-driven organization focused on assisting state and local air quality agencies and personnel with implementation and technical issues associated with the federal Clean Air Act. Created in 2012, AAPCA represents 51 state and local air pollution control agencies, and senior officials from 21 state environmental agencies currently sit on the AAPCA Board of Directors. AAPCA is housed in Lexington, Kentucky as an affiliate of The Council of State Governments. More information about AAPCA can be found on the Association’s website: www.cleanairact.org.
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