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Concrete Batch Plant Initiative

Harris County Pollution Control Services (PCS) began the Concrete Batch Plant Initiative in February 2020 to take a more proactive look at the numerous concrete batch plants in the County to determine their impacts on the environment and resulting health effects. A concrete plant or batch plant is a facility that combines various ingredients to form concrete. Some of these inputs include water, air, admixtures, sand, aggregate (rocks, gravel, etc.), fly ash, silica fume, slag, and cement. There are over 130 concrete batch plants located within unincorporated Harris County, as well as, within the City of Houston.

Community Engagement

Harris County Pollution Control Services (PCS) is developing a plan that sets priorities for environmental quality decisions to ensure Harris County is a thriving, sustainable community for all other counties to follow for future generations. Community Engagement will be the cornerstone of our plan. We are looking forward to having positive conversations with Harris County residents about how we can all work together to create a better future.


Harris County Pollution Control is conducting research on your concern for pollution in your community. The survey should only take 5 minutes, and your responses are completely anonymous. 

Please access the survey here: http://bit.ly/2KoJtal


If you have any questions about the survey, please email us: PCS-Communications@pcs.hctx.net



PCS Forms

PCS Complaint Form

Do you have a comment or complaint (environmental concern or issue) impacting your community? Click here to access the online PCS complaint form. 

This form is not for emergency use. For emergency calls, please call 713-920-2831. 

PCS Public Information Request Form

Do you have a request? Click here to access the online PCS public information request form. If you prefer to send your request via email, please email us at PCS-Communications@pcs.hctx.net

The Texas Public Information Act (Texas Government Code, Chapter 552), gives you the right to access government records; the officer for public information may not ask you why you want them. All government information is presumed to be available to the public, although certain exceptions may apply. Governmental bodies shall release the requested information as promptly as possible unless the information is exempt from disclosure under the Public Information Act.


Community Air Monitoring Program

The Harris County Community Air Monitoring Program (CAMP) is designed to:

  • Measure pollution levels that affect public and environmental health across Harris County.
  • Identify emission sources that adversely impact local communities.
  • Inform the public and elected officials on priorities related to clean air and environmental sustainability.
  • Highlight patterns and trends that may support environmental regulatory activities. 

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