Purpose: The Galveston-Houston Association for Smog Prevention (GHASP) works to persuade government and corporate officials to prevent smog. GHASP seeks to accomplish its mission by being the most credible advocate for clean air in the Houston region; by supporting efforts to educate the public; and by directly engaging government officials, community leaders, the media and industry on regional air pollutionissues.
John D. Wilson, Executive Director
3100 Richmond, Suite 309
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 528-3779/Fax: (713) 526-0550
Publications: Houston Ozone Air Pollution Season Off to record Start (June 2005), Mercury in Galveston and Houston Area Fish (Oct 2004), Who’s Counting? The Systematic Underreporting of Toxic Air Emissions (June 2004), Smoke in the water: Air Pollution Hidden in the Water Vapor from Cooling Towers – Agencies Fail to Enforce Against Polluters (rev, Feb. 2004), Where does Houston’s Smog Come From? (October 2003), How Bad is Houston’s Smog? (February 2002), Reducing Air Pollution from Houston-Area School Buses (March 2004), Trees + Our Air: The Role of Trees in Houston- Area Air Pollution (1999), Why Houston’s Clean Air Plan Falls Short (July 2002), Danger in the Air: Toxic Air Pollution in the Houston-Galveston Corridor (Dec 1996).
Meeting Time: Third Thursday of the month: 7 pm, new volunteer/new visitor orientation; 7:30 pm, meeting.
Volunteer Opportunities: GHASP has a variety of
research opportunities for volunteers, as well as
technical and organizational opportunities.