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Air Pollutant Watch List

The purpose of the Air Pollutant Watch List is to alert technical staff to cities or counties within the state that have areas with elevated air concentrations of special interest pollutants.


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County City TCEQ Region Map and Supporting Documentation Year Added Pollutant of Interest Area Boundaries
N/A 5 APWL0501 1999 hydrogen sulfide North of FM 74/249 E
South of Highway 151/245
East of Highway 59
West of TX/LA/AR state line
Brazoria Freeport 12 APWL1201 2005 arsenic
North of Highway 36/Highway 288/Old Quintana Road (extended to Gulf of Mexico)
South of Highway 332 of TX Avenue/Highway 1765
East of Brazos River
West of the Gulf of Mexico)
Dallas Dallas 4 APWL0401 2004 nickel North of McGowen Street
South of the Trinity River
East of Cedar Crest
West of Sargent Road and the Union Pacific Railroad as it extends north to the Trinity River
El Paso El Paso 6 APWL0601 2004 hydrogen sulfide North of Highway 375
South of Yarbrough
East of IH-10
West of Border Highway / Plant Road
Galveston Texas City 12 APWL1202 2001




hydrogen sulfide
South of TX Avenue/Highway 1765
East of Highway 146
West of Galveston Bay (West Bay)
Harris Galena Park 12 APWL1206

Boundary Document

Response to Public Comments
2000 benzene North of Highway 225
South of Northside Belt Railroad (P.T.R.A.) and Industrial Road
East of the East Loop of IH-610
West of Olin Mathieson Road
Jasper Evadale 10 APWL1001 2003 hydrogen sulfide South of FM-2246
East of FM-105
Jefferson Beaumont 10 APWL1002 2003 sulfur dioxide North of a Neches River tributary near Highway 380/M.L.K. Jr. Parkway
Northeast of Highway 380/M.L.K. Jr. Parkway
Southwest of the Neches River