The Lane Regional Air Protection Agency was created in 1968 to achieve and maintain clean air in Lane County, Oregon in a manner consistent with local priorities and goals. With the support of its member entities, which include Lane County and the cities of Eugene, Springfield, Cottage Grove and Oakridge, LRAPA carries out its mission to protect and enhance air quality through a combination of regulatory and non regulatory programs and activities.

The agency plays an active role in community development and planning, and works collectively with other local governments and community groups to help achieve federal Clean Air Act goals and objectives. 

Mission: To protect public health, community well-being and the environment as a leader and advocate for the improvement and maintenance of air quality in Lane County.