Since it debuted in 1995, the St. Louis Regional Clean Air Partnership has held steadfast to its mission: to increase awareness of regional air quality issues and to encourage activities to reduce air pollution emissions. Operating as a public-private partnership, 1,000+ area businesses, organizations, schools, hospitals and government agencies are currently working with The Partnership to aid in this mission.
The Partnership is best known for its daily air quality forecasting, which takes place over the summer months and is designed to engage the public in the regional clean air effort. A key initiative includes encouraging citizens to choose alternatives to driving alone, such as carpooling and taking mass transit, since these options can drastically reduce emissions and have many benefits for participants, too. We also encourage area residents to take steps at home and at work to reduce emissions, and work with employers on clean air programs for their workplace.
The Partnership promotes a variety of programs to: