If you live in Houston, TX, or Dallas, TX, especially, this is important information to know, neither Harris nor Dallas counties have met federal ozone standards in over thirty years.

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But those two Texas counties are not alone, more than a dozen more counties in The Lone Star State have been out of compliance with the 2015 federal ozone standards for nearly a decade.

10 Texas Counties with Particulate Matter Levels That Exceed New EPA Standard

"The EPA projects that the new standard will prevent up to 4,500 premature deaths and 290,000 lost work days, yielding up to $46 billion in net health benefits in 2032."

Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival '24 Full Lineup

This May 4th, we'll be taking over The Brick Streets for our 10th Annual Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival, produced by 101.5 KNUE and Radio Texas, LIVE! with Buddy Logan.

This year's festival will be on Saturday May, 4th. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. CT Friday, Feb. 2nd, at reddirtbbqfest.com.