8/14/2018 - MEDIA ADVISORY: Local Drivers Rewarded for Ozone-reducing Practices


MEDIA ADVISORY:
Local Drivers Rewarded for Ozone-reducing Practices

 
Did you know fueling up your gas tank after sunset helps reduce the toxic pollutant ozone? In an effort to promote this and other ozone-reducing practices, Clark County's Department of Air Quality (DAQ) will spend the next seven weeks rewarding drivers at randomly selected gas stations throughout the Las Vegas valley. Its first visit is Tuesday, Aug. 14 at the 7-Eleven/Sinclair gas station located at 7111 S. Durango Dr.

 

Who: Clark County Air Quality "Street Team"
What: Ozone Street Team Giveaway
When: 6 – 8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14
Where: 7-Eleven/Sinclair gas station, 7110 S. Durango Dr., southeast corner of Durango Drive and West Arby Avenue, south of the 215 Beltway.

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES

  • Kevin MacDonald, Department of Air Quality, will answer questions from the media.
  • Pawan Nanda of S&S Fuels will be available for questions.

PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES

  • Air Quality staff will be handing out free gifts to drivers gassing up their vehicles.
  • Gas station employees will also provide promotional items to patrons.

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Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation's 14th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to more than 2.25 million citizens and 45.5 million visitors a year (including Mesquite, Laughlin and Primm). Included are the nation's 8th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state's largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The County also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to about 1 million residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.

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