The Data

Interactive: Areas Exceeding EPA Ozone Air Quality Levels

Communities across Texas saw a spike in ozone pollution this year, amid hot weather and drought. Still, ozone pollution in Texas cities has fallen dramatically over the last decade. Use this data interactive to understand how the number of bad ozone days in Texas metropolitan areas has changed over time.

Updated Interactive: Food Stamp Distribution Map

Fewer Texans will receive food stamps in December than in November, but the number is still up overall since 2005 as the national recession continues. Our updated interactive map allows you to explore the number of food stamp recipients in your county and the economic impact of the program.