The Cleaner Air News
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State of the Region Event
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Sacramento District to Consider New Rules

Provide feedback on new rule making

Sac Air District logoThe Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (SMAQMD) Board of Directors will be considering important new rules for adoption this fall.  Below are dates for upcoming public hearing and Board meetings for the 2010 Rulemaking schedule.  These rules will help achieve additional emission reductions, satisfy federal requirements and enable the SMAQMD to retain local permit authority, and assist sources by providing additional compliance options and assistance.  The Cleaner Air Partnership encourages organizations and the general public to attend these public workshops to voice your opinions.


Public Workshops

  • August 3rd, 10 AM, SMAQMD, 777 12th Street, 3rd Floor, Sacramento - Public Workshop on Rule 1052 Construction Mitigation (click here for more details)
  • August 10th, 2 PM, SMAQMD, 777 12th Street, 3rd Floor, Sacramento - Public Workshop on New Source Review rules (click here for more details and a copy of the rules)

District Board Meetings

  • August 26th, 9:30 AM at Board of Supervisor Chambers 700 H St - Board discussion of Rule 1052 on Construction Mitigation 
  • September 23rd, 9:30 AM at Board of Supervisor Chambers 700 H St - Board adoption of New Source Review rules
  • October 28th, 9:30 AM  at Board of Supervisor Chambers 700 H St - Board adoption of greenhouse gas permitting rules.

For more information, please contact Brigette Tollstrup.

Metro Chamber's State of the Region Event


Forum to focus on Sustainable Communities

Chamber State of Region 2010

The Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce is hosting their Annual State of the Region Forum on Friday, August 27.  The focus?  In light of the Federal government's new emphasis on encouraging "Sustainable Community" planning, the Metro Chamber will focus on how the Sacramento Region can successfully implement comprehensive sustainable strategies that bring together transportation, housing, air quality, and other factors in a way that improves the Region's economy and our quality of life.


The State of the Region Forum will be from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at the Hyatt Regency in Sacramento.  To register for this event, please click here.

Breathe California's 24th Annual Bike Trek 


Spaces still available, sign up today!

Breathe Bike TrekLooking for an opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors, while supporting your community?  Join Breathe California for three days of cycling, camping and FUN on the 24th Annual Emigrant Trails Bike Trek.  Have fun and support a great cause.

Date:            September 10-12, 2010

Location:       Petaluma, CA

Routes for all level cyclists.  Full on-road support, themed rest stops, catered meals, entertainment, and more!

For more information, click here.

The Cleaner Air Partnership is a joint project of Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails, the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce and Valley Vision to help the Sacramento Region meet clean air standards that protect health and promote economic growth.