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Williamson County pledges more than $30,000 to clean air program

Published on July 18, 2017 under CommunityImpact

In the wake of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott vetoing a bill and slashing state funding for local air quality programs, The Williamson County Commissioners Court unanimously voted Tuesday to pay more than $30,000 to the Capital Area Council of Governments’ air quality program. In June, Abbott signed Texas’ two-year budget and slashed roughly $120 million in funding for various environmental programs in the process. About $6 million of that money was cut from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s air quality program, a portion of which was intended for CAPCOG’s Regional Air Quality Program. CAPCOG Regional Services Director Andrew Hoekzema […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock