Clean Air Action Plan

The first task of the Ozarks Clean Air Alliance was the development of a Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP). This was modeled after the Ozone Flex Program in place with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at the time. The initial CAAP sought to capture all the activities taking place throughout the region that contributed to […]

About Us

Ozarks Clean Air Alliance (OCAA) is a part of Community Partnership of the Ozark’s Community Collaborative Initiative. The mission of the group is to focus on improving our local air quality.  As part of this mission, we’ve developed the Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) to help reduce ozone and particulate matter in our community. For […]

Community Collaborative Initiative

In 1993, the local community conducted a needs assessment for Springfield and Greene County, Mo. Based on this assessment the Community Task Force formed the Community Collaborative Initiative. This program is housed at Community Partnership of the Ozarks. The mission of the group is “To create pathways to raise the standard of living and quality of […]

About Us – Old Version

Ozarks Clean Air Alliance Ozarks Clean Air Alliance is a part of Community Partnership of the Ozark’s Community Collaborative Initiative. It serves as a working sub-committee for the Environmental Collaborative. The mission of the group is to focus on improving our local air quality. This topic is of concern because we are on the verge […]

Stop It At The Source!

Why not stop the problem of air pollution at its source? The following are different types of air pollution sources. A Point Source is some place or thing that releases pollutants into the environment from one concentrated location (factories, chemical plants).  A Non Point Source releases contaminants into the environment as well but can come […]

Educational Resources

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is proud to offer educational resources on air quality.  If you are interested in having someone come to talk to your company or group on air quality issues, are in need of educational materials, or just have a question, please feel free to contact either the health education department at […]

Ozone Workplace Network (OWN)

Ozone Workplace Network (Own) The Ozone Workplace Network is a voluntary initiative that provides simple actions businesses can take to help reduce ground-level ozone in southwest Missouri. Local businesses, governments and other organizations can help reduce ozone pollution by taking a variety of voluntary actions. These actions could help the area improve air quality and […]