Air Monitoring in May

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Air Monitoring Station Video   |   Air Monitoring Career Video   |   Air Quality Lessons   |   Car Pollution   |   Virtual Field Trip Videos   |   Art Contest Winners


Air Quality Monitoring Station Tour

Air Monitoring Station Video Screenshot

Texas has one of the most robust air monitoring networks in the country consisting of over 200 monitoring stations serving over 25 million Texans in areas where the presence of industry intersects with large segments of the population. 

TCEQ monitors ambient air concentrations and other pollutants at stationary monitoring sites across the state. Watch this explainer video to learn more!

Air Monitoring Station Video


On the Job with Air Quality

Air Monitoring Job Highlight

Watch KVUE's Take This Job interview with some of TCEQ's air monitoring team to learn about how they monitor Texas' air quality!

More information about air quality and monitoring is available on the agency's webpage.

Take This Job Video


Air Quality Lesson Plan

Air Monitoring Worksheet

Understand the basics of air quality, discover the current air quality in an area, and learn about suggested precautions.

Download our educator resources listed below to learn more about air quality:

Educator Lesson Plans


Vehicular Emission Pollutants

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Mobile sources such as school buses, cars, and delivery trucks contribute to air pollution.

Check out some easy ways to reduce emissions from your vehicle and reduce fuel costs, all while still using your car as you typically would.

With summer around the corner, here are some ways to save gas while on road trips and our infographic on how summer heat impacts fuel efficiency.

Keep Our Air Clean


Virtual Field Trip Videos

Virtual Field Trip Preview

We've created a handful of virtual field trip videos to be used in the classroom or at home! The videos feature several scientists at TCEQ and align with Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards.

These educational videos are great for students, educators, and even the layperson who wants to know more about the role of TCEQAccess the YouTube playlist to view the virtual field tips.

Virtual Field Trip Videos


K-5 Art Contest Winners

Art Contest Grand Prize Winner

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is delighted to announce fourth grade student Minchae Kim from Rutledge Elementary in Austin as the grand prize winner of our 2021 Take Care of Texas Kids Art Contest!

Check out all the winning submissions from each grade level on our winner's webpage!

Art Contest Winners

M-036 Water Drop

Conserve Water. Every Drop Counts.

Go to our publications webpage and order our featured sticker! These water drop sticker are 3" x 4" and they promote our message of water conservation.

Place your order for these FREE stickers today!  (Max order of 1,000)

Free Sticker

Share Your Story Rain Barrel

Across the state, Texans are finding fun, creative ways to do their part, and they're getting impressive results.

We invite you to Share Your Story on the ways you Take Care Of Texas. 

(P.S. Bragging is encouraged and now you can show us by uploading a picture.)

Share Your Story