2021 Emerald Award Winner Calgary, Alberta, June 4th, 2021

The Calgary Region Airshed Zone (CRAZ) is honored to be the recipient of the 2021 Emerald Awards in the air category; recognizing projects and initiatives that improve air quality.

“Showcasing the Albertan environmental projects and initiatives that have addressed and mitigated the effects of local, regional, and global environmental issues by achieving excellence aligned to certain environmental priorities.” Alberta Emerald Foundation

The Emerald Awards were presented on June 1st, during Environment Week. On top of all the excitement of winning this award, CRAZ hosted the Annual General Meeting with representatives from industry, government, NGO’s and the public all attending to learn about trending air quality data, future CRAZ initiatives and learning more about the air. On June 2nd, CRAZ represented Clean Air Day at the City of Calgary Mayors Environment Expo. We were given the opportunity to welcome thousands of students and teach about air quality in Calgary and the region.

The word is out, our air quality is important and what we all can do matters to our air and to our health.

“It is an honor to be recognized for the hard work that all the members, volunteers and staff undertake to ensure the air we breathe is not harmful to us.” Jill Bloor, CRAZ Executive Director

About Calgary Region Airshed Zone

The Calgary Region Airshed Zone (CRAZ) is a non-profit organization with members from government agencies (provincial and municipal), non-profit organizations, industry, and the public. Established in 2007, the Calgary Region Airshed Zone (CRAZ) provides comprehensive air quality service to more than 25 municipalities, 200 industry members, and all Provincial Government agencies within a region of south-central Alberta that is home to more than 1.5 million Albertans. CRAZ is a primary source for local air quality news, education programs and data information.

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