2001 Winners of the Annual Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards

This page last reviewed November 2, 2012

Dr. John R. Holmes - for his work in Air Pollution Research

photo of John HolmesDr. John Holmes, a Science Advisor to the Chairman of the Board, is one of the pioneers in initiating the studies of photochemical smog. As Chief of ARBís Research Division, Dr. Holmes administered an extensive, cutting edge research program recognized worldwide. His contributions in the last three decades had a tremendous impact on the way air pollution research is conducted; and how air pollution control strategies are formulated.



Senator Byron Sher - for his work in Environmental Policy

Senator Byron Sher photoSenator Byron Sher has been an ardent environmentalist in the California Legislature for over 20 years. He has authored many landmark environmental laws, including the California Clean Air Act. His lifetime dedication to clean air causes has established a solid foundation for the continued protection of environmental resources as well as public health in California. Senator Sher's contributions to environmental law legislation have been instrumental in shaping California's role as a world leader in pollution control policy and technology.

For more information on ARB's Clean Air Awards, contact Heather Choi at (916) 322-3893.