March 25, 2008

Community Air Quality Input Meeting Thursday March 27, 2008

Bay Area Air Quality Management DistrictThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District will hold a workshop describing its Community Air Risk Evaluation (CARE) Program on Thursday, March 27, 2008, in the Dave Karp toom at the San Leandro Public Library from 6pm to 8pm. The workshop will also describe funding opportunities to reduce air pollution emissions and solicit community concerns and ideas on possible mitigation measures

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s (Air District) Community Air Risk Evaluation (CARE) Program estimates health risks associated with exposure to outdoor toxic air contaminants (TACs) in the Bay Area. The CARE Program:

  • Has examined TAC emissions from point sources, area sources and on-road and off-road mobile sources with an emphasis on diesel exhaust

  • Will guide the development of additional measures to reduce toxic air pollution in areas with the highest health risk

  • Will develop and implement mitigation measures to reduce TAC emissions in areas with the highest health risk


Funding Opportunities

The San Leandro Public Library is located at 300 Estudillo Avenue in San Leandro.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at March 25, 2008 6:12 PM | TrackBack
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