Release 01-19      
FOR IMMEDIATE
RELEASE

July 3, 2001
 

CONTACT:

Jerry Martin
(916) 322-2990
www.arb.ca.gov

Bay Area AQMD:
Lucia Libretti
(415) 749-4900
www.baaqmd.gov
       
Media Advisory

Public Meeting to Discuss Bay Area Ozone Plan


SACRAMENTO
-- The staff of the California Air Resources Board and the Bay Area Air Quality Management (AQMD) will hold a comment meeting on the Bay Area’s Ozone Plan:

Monday, July 9
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Richmond City Council Chambers
2600 Barrett Avenue, Third Floor
Richmond, CA 94804


Revisions to the Bay Area Ozone Plan will be discussed and public comments will be collected. The California Air Resources Board, a Department of the California Environmental Protection Agency, will consider the Plan at its July 26-27 meeting in San Francisco.

The Association of Bay Area Governments, Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the AQMD are planning to consider adopting the plan on July 18.

For more information about the Plan, click here.

The Air Resources Board is a department of the California Environmental Protection Agency.  ARB's mission is to promote and protect public health, welfare, and ecological resources through effective reduction of air pollutants while recognizing and considering effects on the economy.  The ARB oversees all air pollution control efforts in California to attain and maintain health based air quality standards.

The energy challenge facing California is real. Every Californian needs to take immediate action to reduce energy consumption. For a list of simple ways you can reduce demand and cut your energy cost, see our web site at http://www.arb.ca.gov

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