A Forum to Promote the Flow of Information on

Air Quality Issues of Common Regional Interest

in the Northeastern US and Eastern Canada


NERAQC - Northeast Regional Air Quality Committee

A Voluntary Partnership of State, Provincial, Federal and International Land Managing and Air Regulatory Agencies in the New England-Atlantic Canada Region, whose Mission is to Preserve and Enhance Air Quality and Air Quality Related Values (AQRV) of Protected Areas of the Northeastern United States and Atlantic Canada.


CEC - Commission for Environmental Cooperation

The CEC facilitates cooperation and public participation to foster conservation, protection and enhancement of the North American environment for the benefit of present and future generations, in the context of increasing economic, trade and social links between Canada, Mexico and the United States


ECTSIG + NESCAUM - Eastern Canada Transboundary Smog Issue Group & Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management

Coordinates Technical Analyses and Policy Discussions on Transboundary Air Quality Issues of Common Interest to State and Provincial Air Quality Managers in the Northeastern US and Eastern Canada


NEG/ECP - Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers

Established in 1973 as a tool for sharing ideas and advancing mutual interests of the states and provinces and encouraging cooperation with the private sector. Recent activities have focused on economic development, re-building the Northeast Atlantic groundfish industry, cross-border environmental issues (including Acid Rain & Mercury), and the changing marketplace for energy.


IJC/AQAB - International Joint Comission, Air Quality Advisory Board

In 1966 the Governments asked the International Joint Commission to observe air quality along the entire Canada and United States boundary and, as appropriate, draw air pollution problems to the attention of Governments. The Commission established the International Air Quality Advisory Board to identify and provide advice on air pollution issues with transboundary implications.


Transboundary Air Quality Data Flows