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South Coast AQMD unveils online tool to track permit applications
May 4, 2020
Today, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) unveiled a new online Permit Application Status tool where businesses and organizations can now track submitted permit applications from start to finish. South Coast AQMD is the first air agency in California to provide an online tool that provides this type of information clearly and easily to the public. ... 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 Focuses on Environmental Justice at MLK Luncheon
January 23, 2020
The agency brought together community leaders, elected officials, young people and dedicated activists to honor King as well as focus on the collaborative efforts to improve air quality. ... read more »
South Coast AQMD Issues Smoke Advisory Due to Four Fires in Los Angeles and Riverside Counties
October 11, 2019
This advisory is in effect through Saturday morning. South Coast AQMD will issue an update if additional information becomes available. ... 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 »
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 »
SCAQMD Issues Windblown Dust Advisory
April 11, 2019
A PM10 Dust Advisory is in effect for Wednesday, April 10, 2019 through the morning of Thursday, April 11, 2019 for the Coachella Valley.  Gusty northwesterly winds across the region today have resulted in Unhealthy air quality in the Coachella Valley (Area 30) due to blowing dust.  ... read more »
WATCH: SCAQMD Hosts 6th Annual Dr. King Jr. ‘Day of Service Forum’
January 24, 2019
   A organization advocating for clean air equality for all people ... read more / watch video »
SCAQMD Awards More Than $47 Million in Incentive Funds to Implement and Demonstrate Cleaner Technologies and Fuels to Reduce Air Pollution
January 10, 2019
Much of the funding will be directed at environmental justice communities that are close to industrial areas and are some of the hardest hit by air pollution. ... read more »
SCAQMD Awards More Than $47 Million in Incentive Funds to Implement and Demonstrate Cleaner Technologies and Fuels to Reduce Air Pollution
January 4, 2019
The South Coast Air Quality Management District today awarded $47.4 million to 26 businesses, organizations, universities, government agencies and utility companies in the South Coast Basin and Coachella Valley to help them purchase and upgrade their equipment with cleaner and energy efficient technologies.  Much of the funding will be directed at environmental justice communities that are close to industrial areas and are some of the hardest hit by air pollution.  The projects are located in all four counties in SCAQMD’s jurisdiction.    ... read more »
Supervisor Janice Hahn to Join South Coast Air Quality Management District Governing Board
December 13, 2018
Supervisor Hahn will be a progressive voice on the board charged with regulating air pollution across the region. ... read more »
Check Before You Burn This Season to Help Improve Air Quality
November 2, 2018
The seasonal air pollution prevention program extends from Nov. 1 through Feb. 28, 2019. During this four-month period, residents living in the South Coast Air Basin, including all of Orange County and the non-desert areas of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties, are asked to help improve Southern California’s air quality by not burning firewood on No-Burn Days. ... read more »
SCAQMD Takes Rapid Action to Protect Public Health Following Disturbance of Asbestos at Roosevelt High School
November 1, 2018
The requirement follows the recent disturbance of asbestos-wrapped steam pipes inside a building that is being demolished on the Roosevelt campus ... read more »
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