Episode #15: What You Need to Know About Air Quality
In North Texas, there is a lot of room to improve when it comes to air quality. Although, over the course of the last 20 years air quality has improved. The standards keep changing/ becoming more stringent but overall the trend of air quality has improved. There are many things we can do to help continue to improve. One example is using low VOC paint. When you go to buy paint make sure you ask for paint that is low VOC. They won’t automatically give it to you. This helps reduce the impact on the environment as well as limit your exposure to those compounds.
It’s important to be mindful of your impact. Very small decisions times 7 million makes a huge difference, even if we don’t think so. Learn more about Lori, the work she is doing and how you can help the environment.
In this episode of 3P Theory Lori Clark with the North Central Texas Council of Governments shares information related to air quality, our health related to air quality and how people can help with the improvement of air quality. Lori Clark has always been interested in environmental issues. One area she is passionate about is transportation. During our conversation we talk about ways to be intentional with transportation in order to help reduce pollution and help the ozone.
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Lori Pampell Clark joined the Transportation Department staff of the North Central Texas
Council of Governments (NCTCOG) in July 2005. She currently serves as a Program
Manager, overseeing various programs and policies to improve air quality.
Her team focuses on clean vehicles and alternative fuels, including electric vehicles, as well as energy efficiency and renewable energy. Lori is originally from Pearland, Texas. In 2002, she received a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Studies and Political Science from Baylor University. She also is active on the Board of Keep Grapevine Beautiful. She also
serves as the Coordinator of the Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities Coalition, the local chapter of a Department of Energy program focused on increasing energy security and reducing petroleum consumption.
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Resources Mentioned In This Episode:
Air Quality Handbook: https://www.nctcog.org/nctcg/media/Transportation/DocsMaps/Quality/Air/AQHandbook2018.pdf
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