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It’s Officially a `Public Nuisance,’ But How Long Will Carson Odor Last?
October 12, 2021
The stench emanating from the Dominguez Channel that began fouling the air in Carson and neighboring communities about a week ago has been officially labeled a public nuisance, but it remained unclear today if anything can be done to eliminate the odor, or if residents will have to wait for organic material rotting in the channel to fully decay.   ... read more »
Dr. William A. Burke ends remarkable career as Chairman of South Coast AQMD Governing Board
May 13, 2021
Dr. William A. Burke finished his final Governing Board meeting at South Coast Air Quality Management (South Coast AQMD), making history yet again. On May 7, South Coast AQMD’s Governing Board approved the Warehouse Indirect Source Rule, a first-of-its-kind regulation aimed to curb emissions associated with the booming warehouse industry. ... read more »
Chairman Dr. William A. Burke Announces Retirement from South Coast AQMD Governing Board
March 11, 2021
At the March 2021 Governing Board meeting for the South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD), Dr. William A. Burke announced his retirement after 27 years of service on the Board, including an unprecedented 23 years as chair. South Coast AQMD will hold a special election at the April Governing Board meeting to elect the next Chair of the Board. Chairman Burke will officially step down on May 31, 2021. He is the longest-tenured member and the longest-serving chairman of the South Coast AQMD Governing Board. ... read more »
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South Coast AQMD Hires Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer to Elevate Programs and Initiatives
January 28, 2021
The South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) hired the agency’s first Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer (DEIO). Anissa “Cessa” Heard-Johnson will join South Coast AQMD’s executive management team to develop strategies that integrate diversity, equity and inclusion into South Coast AQMD programs and initiatives. ... read more »
Supervisor Sheila Kuehl Returns to South Coast AQMD Governing Board
January 14, 2021
Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl was sworn in as a member of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) Governing Board, replacing Supervisor Kathryn Barger as the representative for the County of Los Angeles. ... 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 »
South Coast AQMD Receives $15.4 Million from CARB for Replace Your Ride Program
June 11, 2020
The South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) Governing Board recently approved $15.4 million in funds from the California Air Resources Board for the Replace Your Ride program. ... read more »
South Coast AQMD finds justice for Blacks, Latinos and underserved communities
September 12, 2019
Three underserved communities will soon see improvements in air quality following action taken by the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s Governing Board. The Governing Board today adopted emissions reduction plans that will cut exposure to toxic air pollution in the communities of: Wilmington/West Long Beach/Carson; San Bernardino/Muscoy; and Boyle Heights/East Los Angeles/West Commerce. ... read more »
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South Coast AQMD Honors Former Governing Board Member Dr. Clark Parker
June 13, 2019
Dr. Clark E. Parker, Sr. was appointed to the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s Governing Board by the California Senate Rules Committee on June 1, 2012. ... read more »
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