Community Efforts

All of our residents, businesses, local governments, and local organizations play an integral part in helping us achieve our clean air goals. Whether it’s helping to fund research through the Brain & Lung Tumor and Air Pollution Foundation; providing direct funds to school districts through the Clean School Bus Program or assisting with a call-to-action by “getting involved” through the many public participation opportunityies listed below, all of these efforts help us in “cleaning the air that we breathe.”

Among our key initiatives of interest to communities and residents are:

Ways to get involved

SCAQMD strongly encourages public participation as vital to developing sound air quality policies. By getting involved, individuals have greater impact on clean air policy and the decision-making process.  Joining forces with SCAQMD also helps people learn about air pollution risks to which they are exposed, and how to minimize exposure.  To increase community access and involvement in air quality issues, the following resources are available: