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Clearing the Air Together

Clearing the Air Together

Partners for Clean Air

Becoming a Partner for Clean Air

Membership Information

Partners for Clean Air (PCA) is a coalition of Northwest Indiana businesses, industries, local governments, and community groups committed to improving overall air quality and public health through voluntary actions. There are four membership levels available on an annual basis: Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Green.

Gold Membership

Gold Level Members receive the following benefits:

  • Automatic IDEM Air Quality Action Day notifications.
  • Free flag for display at your organization’s location.
  • A membership certificate signed by the IDEM commissioner and presented by the IDEM commissioner or her designee.
  • Recognition as a Gold Level Member on the IDEM Partners for Clean Air webpage and at all Partners for Clean Air public events.
  • Opportunity to have a free informational booth/display at Partners for Clean Air public events, if applicable.
  • Ability to participate in the selection of the annual PCA award winners.
  • Representation on the Partners for Clean Air Steering Committee.

In return, Gold Level Members agree to make the following commitments:

  • Pledge to implement at least six voluntary actions at your organization over the one-year membership term, and annually report on the voluntary actions that you implemented.
  • Provide a minimum of $2000 in financial support to the Partners for Clean Air Program, over the one-year membership term, for sponsorship of events and promotional items.
Silver Membership

Silver Level Members receive the following benefits:

  • Automatic IDEM Air Quality Action Day notifications.
  • Free flag for display at your organization’s location.
  • A membership certificate signed by the IDEM commissioner and presented by the IDEM commissioner or her designee.
  • Recognition as a Silver Level Member on the IDEM Partners for Clean Air webpage and at all Partners for Clean Air public events.
  • Ability to participate in the selection of the annual PCA award winners.
  • Representation on the Partners for Clean Air Steering Committee.

Silver Level Members agree to make the following commitments:

  • Pledge to implement at least four voluntary actions at your organization over the one-year membership term, and annually report on the voluntary actions that you implemented.
  • Provide a minimum of $1000 in financial support to the Partners for Clean Air Program, over the one-year membership term, for sponsorship of events and promotional items.
Bronze Membership

Bronze Level Members receive the following benefits:

  • Automatic IDEM Air Quality Action Day notifications.
  • A membership certificate signed by the IDEM commissioner.
  • Recognition as a Bronze Level Member on the IDEM Partners for Clean Air webpage.
  • Ability to participate in the selection of the annual PCA award winners.

Bronze Level Members agree to make the following commitments:

  • Pledge to implement at least three voluntary actions at your organization over the one-year membership term, and annually report on the voluntary actions that you implemented.
Green Membership

Green Level Members receive the following benefits:

  • Automatic IDEM Air Quality Action Day notifications.
  • A membership certificate signed by the IDEM commissioner.
  • Ability to participate in the selection of the annual PCA award winners.

Green Level Members agree to make the following commitments:

  • Pledge to implement at least one voluntary action at your organization over the one-year membership term, and annually report on the voluntary action(s) that you implemented.

How To Become A Member

Interested parties should complete the online membership registration. Those applying at the Gold and Silver membership levels must submit a check for the appropriate amount, payable to the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Committee (NIRPC). Please include “PCA” in the memo field.

Questions or comments may be directed to the Partners for Clean Air Coordinator at info@idem.in.gov.