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Plan to Phase Out Sales of Gas-Powered Cars in 2035 Has Long Road Ahead 
September 8, 2022
California has announced a new policy that will phase out the sale of gas-operated vehicles in 2035, thirteen years from now. But that ambitious effort to protect the environment leaves some unanswered questions.   ... read more »
Allergies: What Are They and How Do They Affect My Child?
June 11, 2022
Picture this: it’s springtime and your child comes to you with sneezing, a stuffy or runny nose, itchy eyes, throat clearing, and possibly even a rash. What is going on? This is likely allergies. ... read more »
LA City Council Calls for All Vehicles Sold in CA to be Zero-Emission by 2030
October 6, 2021
"We know that gasoline-powered vehicles are unequivocally worsening the climate crisis. In L.A., a city that is notorious for its reliance on cars, it's imperative that we take immediate action to decrease greenhouse gas emissions and really model leadership in boldly pursuing a sustainable, green economy,'' said Councilwoman Nithya Raman, who introduced the resolution. ... read more »
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South Coast AQMD Air Quality Education Program Goes Virtual
April 1, 2021
WHAM Program brings hands on experiments and lessons to high schools and middle schools ... read more »
Air Quality Board Votes to Assist South Los Angeles with Pollution Issues
October 9, 2020
The South Coast Air Quality Management District's Governing Board voted today to add South Los Angeles to a list of areas considered disproportionately affected by pollution and in need of assistance. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Provides Updated Efforts to Distinguish ‘Bob Cat Fire’, Over 70,000 Acres Burned
September 19, 2020
The mayor emphasized the progress can be derailed if the community slacks on social distancing efforts. Garcetti encourage the city to remain in a space of unity as we waiver through multiple fires and hardship brought on by the impact of COVID-19. ... read more »
SCAQMD Recruit Faith Leaders to Help Improve Air Quality
February 27, 2020
The South Coast Air Quality Management District is reaching out to the faith-based community to support the agency’s ongoing campaign for clean air. ... read more »
SCAQMD and Sentinel host Community Leaders
October 3, 2019
South Coast Air Quality Management District educates and solicits community support for cleaner air within our neighborhoods. ... read more »
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Making Sense of Sensors Conference Kicks Off at SCAQMD
September 30, 2017
The combined efforts will help provide a clearer picture of localized air quality for air quality policymakers and stakeholders. ... read more »
Waters Joins Gardena GTrans Zero-Emission Bus Deployment Event
June 8, 2017
Congresswoman Maxine Waters joined Gardena Mayor Tasha Cerda, Director of Transportation Ernie Crespo, and California Energy Commissioner Janea Scott to celebrate the deployment of the Gardena GTrans system’s five newly converted zero-emissions buses. ... read more »
Making Clean Air a Reality
June 1, 2017
The first few meetings I attended during my internship at SCAQMD truly opened my eyes to the hardships that families face because of poor air quality, especially those living in environmental justice communities. I had no personal experiences with asthma or other air pollution-related illnesses, but I heard continuously about babies who had to wear masks to breathe, about children who had to sit on the sidelines and watch while others played games and about people who were suffering. ... read more »
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