Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency is one of seven local air pollution control agencies in Washington established under the 1967 Clean Air Washington Act (RCW 70.94). We are responsible for enforcing federal, state and local air pollution regulations related to stationary sources of air pollution.
Board of Directors - A five-member Board of Directors establishes the policies and oversees the operations of the agency.
Advisory Council - A volunteer council, with members representing various fields including business, health, science and industry, provides input to the Director and Board of Directors on air quality programs and agency business.
Staff - A professional staff provides technical, engineering, compliance, education/outreach, administrative and clerical support.
Educational Resources for Students and Educators - Spokane Clean Air provides a variety of education programs for area students and teachers from kindergarten through high school. We also offer programs to youth organizations and summer camps.
Fines collected for Violations - a five year history of civil penalties assessed by Spokane Clean Air as a result of enforcement action.
Funding — Our budget for Fiscal Year 2012 (July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012) is approximately $2 million. Our funding comes from a variety of sources, most of it local.
The pie chart below depicts our revenue sources:
Spokane County and its cities and towns contribute to the work we do on behalf of their citizens through an annual assessment based on a formula outlined in the state's Clean Air Act.
The pie chart below illustrates our program costs:
Permit and registration fees from businesses is another funding source, and we receive state and federal grants.
Spokane Clean Air Recognized for Conservation Efforts — The City of Spokane’s SMART Business Recognition Program recognized Spokane Clean Air for its efforts to reduce its impact on the environment.