The Southwest Clean Air Agency (SWCAA) is responsible for enforcing federal, state and local outdoor air quality standards and regulations in Clark, Cowlitz, Lewis, Skamania and Wahkiakum counties of southwest Washington state. Our mission is to preserve and enhance air quality in southwest Washington.
BURN BAN STATUS
(Outdoor burning is permanently banned in all urban growth areas)
SWCAA will be at the Clark County Home & Garden Fair
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - See us at Clark Public Utilities Home & Garden Idea Fair on April 25, 26, and 27, 2014. We will be participating with the Southwest Washington Fire Prevention Council. This year the fair will feature commercial booths with the best home and garden products and services. Additionally the annual plant sale presented by Specialty Nursery Association of Clark County, landscape displays, an Energy Smart House display and local farmers market vendors will be featured on the midway.
SWCAA Woodstove Replacement Program
Saturday, June 01, 2013 - Woodstove Replacement Program now includes Vancouver Urban Growth Boundary!!!
EPA's 2012 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Air Pollutants Continue to Decline
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - The total release of toxic chemicals decreased 12 percent from 2011 to 2012, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) report. The decrease includes an eight percent decline in total toxic air releases, primarily due to reductions in hazardous air pollutant (HAP) emissions.
CLEAN AIR TIPS
Electric Vehicle Owners
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - SWCAA is pleased to announce our Electric Vehicle Plug-In is now available for use. The charging station is located at the back of our suite at 11815 NE 99th Street, Suite 1294, Vancouver, Washington. Charge up with the Clean Air Agency 7 days a week, 24 hours a day!
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