Clean Air Excellence Awards
Air Quality Partnership of the Delaware Valley
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
The Air Quality Partnership of the Delaware Valley (AQP) has been actively educating the public in the Greater Philadelphia region about ways to reduce emissions that lead to ozone pollution and fine particle pollution (PM2.5) since its formation in 1997. The AQP is a program of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission and consists of a coalition of agencies, businesses and non-profits. The Partnership's network of members, employees and stakeholders encourage voluntary actions to reduce emissions by taking alternative forms of transportation, conserving energy in the home, educating the public about wastefulness of idling vehicles, and sharing ways to reduce emissions while refueling, among other efforts. Read more
This category applies to efforts to educate and/or disseminate information to the intended targeted audience(s) about air quality and related issues.
Education/Outreach Award Criteria
- The education/outreach program increases public awareness about the importance of clean air.
- The education/outreach program improves access to information on clean air issues.
- The education/outreach program successfully reaches the intended targeted audience(s).
- Development of the education/outreach program is completed or substantially underway.