What is CenRAP

Central Regional Air Planning Association CENRAP is an organization of states, tribes, federal agencies and other interested parties that identifies regional haze and visibility issues and develops strategies to address them. CENRAP is one of the five Regional Planning Organizations RPOs across the U.S. and includes the states and tribal areas of Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, and Louisiana.


  • Promotes policies that ensure fair and equitable treatment of all participating members.
  • Provides coordination of science and technology to support air quality policy issues in the central region.
  • Recommends strategies on air quality issues for use by member states and tribes in developing implementation programs, regulations and laws.
  • Conducts research and undertakes other activities as necessary for information to support the development of sound state and tribal air pollution policies