Release 01-27      

September 19, 2001


Jerry Martin
Gennet Osborn
(916) 322-2990
Media Advisory

California’s Energy Challenge Update to be Presented to Air Board

-- Thursday the California Air Resources Board (ARB) will hear an informational item on California’s energy challenge and how federal, state and local government have cooperated to protect air quality while meeting the state’s electrical generation needs.

Thursday, September 20
9:00 a.m.

Cal/EPA Headquarters Building
Coastal Auditorium, 2nd Floor

1001 I Street
Sacramento, California

The staff presentation will describe the state’s response to the energy challenge, conservation efforts and emission control applied to power plants.

REMOTE ACCESS: For those interested in the Board meeting and cannot attend in person, a remote access telephone line has been set up: 877-604-4912, access code 18790.

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 Website at

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