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Jul

2018

EPA designates Bexar County Air Quality in Nonattainment

Measures to improve San Antonio area air quality, lower local emissions already in place

Contact: Ashley Alvarez, 210-207-2098
ashley.alvarez@sanantonio.gov  
Carol Schliesinger, 210-207-8172
Carol.schliesinger@sanantonio.gov  

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May

2018

Office of Sustainability recognized for “Breathe Today, SA Tomorrow” air quality campaign

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Apr

2018

SA Climate Ready Steering Committee Chair Selected

Author: Anonym

CONTACT: Ashley Alvarez, 210-207-2098

Ashley.alvarez@sanantonio.gov

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Jan

2018

Winners Announced for City’s Third Annual SA Tomorrow Sustainability Awards

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Contact: Thea Setterbo, 210-207-7349

thea.setterbo@sanantonio.gov

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Nov

2017

City of San Antonio Releases Air Quality Health Study Detailing Effects of Air Pollution on Community’s Health, Economy

Costs associated with additional respiratory deaths estimated at $170 million

Author: Anonym

Contact: Carol Schliesinger, 210-207-8172

carol.schliesinger@sanantonio.gov

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Oct

2017

CITY COUNCIL’S CLEAN AIR CONVO ON BLOGTALK RADIO

The Honorable Councilwoman Rebecca J. Viagran and the Honorable John Courage were gracious guests of the Office of Sustainability’s BlogTalk Radio to engage in a dialogue about air quality with hosts, Thea Setterbo and Laura E. Mayes, respectfully. Leading District 3 since May 2013, Councilwoman Viagran has a proven background in working with neighborhood associations and constituent services, and advocates for small businesses. District 9 Councilman Courage who was elected in June 2017, is a proponent of green spaces. Both support the City’s efforts to maintain a healthy environment for residents and a thriving economic environment for businesses.

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Oct

2017

Air Quality Summit

The San Antonio Business Journal’s inaugural October 6 Air Quality Summit, co-hosted with the City of San Antonio’s Office of Sustainability was an important step in sustaining air quality in the Alamo City through commitments pledged by numerous leaders in the business community. Prominent guests in the field of energy, transportation and the environment spoke to a packed room of attendees at the Norris Conference Center in support of the Breathe Today SA Tomorrow campaign. The focus of this first-time event was to address the potential impact of nonattainment on businesses and how it is possible to pivot to advance economic growth while simultaneously maintaining air quality standards for the well-being of residents.

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