If you can see through it and not smell it, it’s OK, right?  Well, unfortunately, it’s not quite that simple.  The Ozarks is quite fortunate to enjoy very healthy air, but it is healthy because of the hard work of individuals, business/industries, including local utilities, and volunteers.  If you have a compromising health condition, you may want to sign up for air quality level alerts or find out where to check out air quality in real time. 

Real Time Air Quality Data

State: Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Federal: EPA

Application period open for various projects through Volkswagen Trust

First electric vehicle charging station funded through Volkswagen Trust opens

Air Pollution Trends Continue to Link Clean Air and Strong Economy

Volkswagen Trust: Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Air Pollution Control Program is currently accepting applications for the installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure at specific highway locations. Click here for more details.

Volkswagen Trust: $6.8 Million Awarded

Department of Natural Resources awards $1.7 million for electric vehicle chargers through Volkswagen Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust

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City Utilities announces new Electric Vehicle Charger Rebate program for new-home construction. Click here for more details.

EPA Publishes 28th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

EPA Finalizes Ozone NAAQS, Retaining Current Standards

Carbon emissions dropped 17 percent globally amid coronavirus

Ozarks Clean Air Alliance

2020 Clean Air Action Plan


MDNR Air Quality Program

City Utilities

Volkswagen Trust

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