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Boyle Heights Pilot Study Working Group

The Boyle Heights Pilot Study Working Group has been formed and the first working group meeting was held on July 28, 2011 in Boyle Heights

The Boyle Heights Pilot Study Working Group has been formed and the first working group meeting was held on July 28, 2011 in Boyle Heights.  For a list of the working group members, click here (PDF, 45kb).   Additional meeting information and materials will be posted as they become available.

Boyle Heights Pilot Study Working Group Meetings
Meeting Date Materials
December 6, 2012
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Salesian High School
960 South Soto Street
Los Angeles, CA 90023
Agenda (PDF, 39kb)
September 19, 2012
Agenda (PDF, 38kb)

Presentation (PDF, 1.3MB)
July 17, 2012
Agenda (PDF, 71kb)

Presentation (PDF, 2.3MB)

2012 Draft AQMP Presentation (PDF, 1.5MB)

May 23, 2012

Bus Tour Map (PDF, 2.1MB)

March 20, 2012
Agenda (PDF, 70kb)

Presentation (PDF, 2.1MB)
January 24, 2012
Agenda (PDF, 278kb)
 
Presentation (PDF, 2.2MB)

Air Monitoring Presentation (PDF, 3.9MB)

Resurrection Catholic School in Boyle Heights (PDF, 1.5MB)
September 20, 2011 Agenda (PDF, 38kb)

Presentation (PDF, 474kb)

July 28, 2011

Presentation (PDF, 831kb)

Work Plan

In developing community-specific solutions to air quality issues identified in each of the study areas, a general work plan has been created to provide an organized approach for implementation and documentation of the process and progress.  The work plan takes on six categories of concentration. Click on a banner below to see activities regarding a specific category. 


Technology, Funding, Projects and ShowcasePartnershipsEducation and OutreachEmissions Inventory and MonitoringCommunity Well BeingEvaluation

Boyle Heights Pilot Study Activities

July 17, 2012 - 5th Working Group Meeting for Boyle Heights CCP Pilot Study
Boyle Heights CCP pilot study working group meeting with stakeholders, interested parties, and the public.

May 23, 2012 - Bus Tour
AQMD staff, working group members, and other invited members participated in a bus tour that highlighted air quality in Boyle Heights.

May 12, 2012 - Community of Boyle Heights Lawn Mower Exchange
Program allows residents of Boyle Heights to turn in their working gas-powered lawn mower and purchase a new cordless rechargeable electric mower at a discounted price.

March 20, 2012 - 4th Working Group Meeting for Boyle Heights CCP Pilot Study
Boyle Heights CCP pilot study working group meeting with stakeholders, interested parties, and the public.  

February 8, 2012 - Meeting with Union de Vecinos
AQMD staff meets with Union de Vecinos to further discuss the Clean Up Green Up Campaign.  For more information on the Clean Up Green Up Campaign, go to www.uniondevecinos.org. Link to external website.
 
January 24, 2012 - 3rd Working Group Meeting for Boyle Heights CCP Pilot Study
Update on the CCP Work Plan structure, presentations on Green Zones and air monitoring in Boyle Heights, and discussion on potential pilot study topics.

December 2011 - AQMD Approves Clean-Technology Grants
AQMD approves three grant programs to help reduce air pollution and toxic air contaminants in Boyle Heights and San Bernardino.

December 2011 - AQMD Fireplace Gas Log Buy-Down Program (PDF, 260kb)
Fireplace inserts now available to purchase.

November-December 2011 - Diesel Truck Replacement Program
25 older diesel trucks replaced with new and cleaner diesel trucks.  Ribbon cutting ceremony on February 23, 2012.

September 20, 2011 - 2nd Working Group Meeting for Boyle Heights CCP Pilot Study
Discussion on the CCP Work Plan structure,  recap of identified issues, traffic routing through Boyle Heights, and updates on Air Shed Grant incentive programs Boyle Heights.

August 4, 2011 - AQMD Leaf Blower Exchange
AQMD Leaf Blower Exchange sold out event at East Los Angeles College, Stadium Lot from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  A total of 201 leaf blowers were exchanged.

August 2011 - AQMD Fireplace Gas Log Buy-Down Program (PDF, 260kb)
AQMD kicks off the Fireplace Gas Log Buy-Down program in San Bernardino.

July 28, 2011 - First Working Group Meeting for Boyle Heights CCP Pilot Study
Boyle Heights CCP pilot study kickoff working group meeting with stakeholders, interested parties, and the public.  Summary of the work plan and findings from interviews with community representatives of Boyle Heights and surrounding areas.

July 22, 2011 - Interview with Resurrection Church and Mothers of East LA
AQMD staff met with Resurrection Church and Mothers of East LA to discuss air quality issues in the Boyle Heights pilot study area.

July 21, 2011 - Follow up Interview with Union de Vecinos
AQMD staff follow up meeting with Union de Vecinos to discuss  air quality issues in the Boyle Heights pilot study area.

July 21, 2011 - Interview with East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice
AQMD staff met with East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice to discuss air quality issues in the Boyle Heights pilot study area. 

July 21, 2011 - Interview with Diverse Strategies for Organizing, Inc.
AQMD staff met with Diverse Strategies for Organizing, Inc. to discuss air quality issues in the Boyle Heights pilot study area.

June 3, 2011 - Ace Beverage Co. Diesel Truck Replacement (PDF, 25kb)
AQMD cosponsors the replacement of 25 older diesel trucks with 2010 compliant trucks at Ace Beverage Co. in Boyle Heights.

June 8, 2011 - Interview with Union de Vecinos
AQMD staff met with Union de Vecinos to discuss air quality issues in the Boyle Heights pilot study area.

April 16, 2011 - AQMD Lawnmower Exchange
AQMD staff conducted a lawnmower exchange in Boyle Heights.  A total of 345 lawnmowers were exchanged.

Ongoing - UCLA Railyard Study
AQMD is funding a railyard study focusing on three communities near railyards - Commerce/East La, San Bernardino, and West Long Beach.  The principal Investigator of the study is Dr. John Froines of UCLA.

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