Protecting the environment has important implications for the air, land, animals, transportation, and economic development. In this quick video, learn more about how the Maricopa Association of Governments develops broad strategies to ensure that the MAG region grows clean through environmental planning.
The Environmental Programs division helps ensure a clean environment in the region by meeting federal and state requirements for air, water, and solid waste management.
MAG develops air quality plans for the pollutants carbon monoxide, ozone, and particulate matter, and helps implement them region-wide.
MAG also models air quality impacts for planned transportation improvements in accordance with conformity regulations. In addition, MAG develops regional solid waste and water quality plans.
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