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CAP Luncheon: Local Air Quality and Climate Efforts (December 2020)

At the Cleaner Air Partnership’s December 2020 *Virtual* Quarterly Luncheon, attendees learned about local efforts to reduce air pollution and carbon emissions, featuring an update on implementation of the Mayors’ Commission on Climate Change, an overview of the connection between cancer and air pollution from the Healthy Air Alliance, and an update on the Sacramento Neighborhoods Activating on Air Quality (SNAAQ) project – an air monitoring and environmental justice effort led by Valley Vision, WALKSacramento, Breathe California Sacramento Region, and Green Tech Education in North Sacramento and Oak Park.

CAP events are an opportunity to learn about important air quality topics affecting the Sacramento region. Thank you to the generous contributors to the Cleaner Air Partnership: Sac Metro Air District, Teichert, SMUD, Sutter Health, Union Pacific, Sacramento Association of REALTORS®, Placer County Air Pollution Control District, Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District, the Healthy Air Alliance, and the El Dorado County Air Quality Management District.

Speakers (PowerPoint presentations linked):

  • Kate Meis Wright, Local Government Commission (Presentation)
  • Jennifer Venema, City of Sacramento (Presentation)
  • Jim Kennedy, Healthy Air Alliance
  • Dan Witzling, American Cancer Society Los Angeles-Central Coast (Presentation)
  • Adrian Rehn, Valley Vision (Presentation)
  • Jordan Grimaldi, WALKSacramento
  • Patrick Guild, Breathe California Sacramento Region
  • Tyrone Netters, Green Tech Education & Employment

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