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Get to know Mecklenburg County Air Quality in our new video! You'll see some of the ways MCAQ serves the region as a local air quality resource. You can also explore our:
GRADE (Grants to Replace Aging Diesel Engines) has helped scores of companies in the Charlotte region replace old equipment with lower pollution models. One successful partnership is with Piedmont Airlines, which has replaced over 75% of their ground-support equipment fleet with all-electric equipment, much of which was supported by GRADE funds. Discover how your business can get clean and save green on the GRADE homepage.
On November 6, 2017, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it has determined that air quality in Mecklenburg County complies with the newest federal health-based standards for ground-level ozone. Therefore, the EPA will designate Mecklenburg County as “attainment,” along with all counties in North Carolina and South Carolina. Learn more about this historic designation.
Check out MCAQ’s new
compliance assistance video for gasoline dispensing sites! You can follow along
with Bryan Gabriel as he walks you through the steps to complete a
self-inspection of your vapor recovery equipment. The video highlights
“good” and “bad” equipment examples, so you will know what to look for to
ensure your equipment is functioning properly. Visit the Stage 1 webpage
for more compliance assistance tips and helpful information.
GovOnline is the 1st EPA-approved electronic submittal system for Asbestos NESHAP in the Southeast U.S.
Visit the Asbestos NESHAP webpage to:
Learn more about microscopic asbestos fibers.
Health Alert: To prevent spread of COVID-19, County services are operating at a limited capacity.