Nov 22, 2019
Colorado Springs was recently teetering on the edge of violating ground level ozone standards, but we had a good summer. Meanwhile, reducing greenhouse gas emissions to avoid the worst of the climate crisis is on all our minds. In this episode, learn about progress, challenges and initiatives pertaining to environmental air quality in the Pikes Peak Region (as defined in the regional sustainability framework Looking to Our Future: Pikes Peak Region 2030.
This update is provided by Gordon Pierce, Technical Services Program Manager for the Air Pollution Control Division of the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.
This episode was recorded at the Sustainability in Progress (SIP) event on October 16, 2019. Sustainability in Progress is a monthly program of the Peak Alliance for a Sustainable Future. Join us (free) the third Wednesday of every month 7:30-9:00 a.m. in the Wildcat Room at the Ivywild School. Coffee and pastries are provided.
Podcast Producers: Ellen Johnson-Fay
and Dave Gardner
Editor: Dave Gardner
About Peak Alliance for a Sustainable Future
The mission of Peak Alliance for a Sustainable Future is to promote regional sustainability and advance the Pikes Peak region's sustainability plan (PPR2030) through regional collaboration and outreach.
Gordon's PowerPoint Slides (PDF)
Colorado air quality forecast summaries, hourly data, alerts and advisories
UPCOMING ENVIRONMENTAL EVENTS:
Sustainability in Progress
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
7:30 to 9:00 am
Ivywild School - Wildcat Room
Coffee and pastries provided
The following environment/sustainability organizations in the Pikes Peak region collaborate to produce the Peak Environment podcast about environmental stewardship, sustainable living and enlightened public policy in the Pikes Peak Region.
Peak Alliance for a Sustainable Future
Pikes Peak Environmental Forum
Pikes Peak Library District Green Team
Pikes Peak Group of Sierra Club
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