District Actions

Bay Area AQMD

BAAQMD offers $4 million for grant projects - Thursday, December 31st, 2009
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is currently requesting proposals for energy efficiency, cool roof and renewable energy projects. Approximately $4 million is available ...

SF Bay Area Climate Action Web Portal - Tuesday, December 1st, 2009
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GHG Technology Study - Wednesday, March 26th, 2008
The District conducted a region-wide study to identify and evaluate potential greenhouse gas emission control options for application at stationary sources in ...

4th and 5th Grade Curriculum - Wednesday, March 26th, 2008
Protect Your Climate is a climate protection curriculum targeted to 4th and 5th graders. Comprised of 16 science-based lessons, the curriculum addresses the ...

GHG Cost Recovery Fee for Stationary Sources - Wednesday, March 26th, 2008
Air District is proposing to adopt a greenhouse gas (GHG) fee schedule to recover the costs associated with its Climate Protection Program ...

ICLEI-BAAQMD Workshop Series - Wednesday, March 26th, 2008
The Air District has an ongoing partnership with ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability to host a series of local government workshops on ...

GHG Regional Inventory - Wednesday, March 26th, 2008
In 2006 the Air District published Source Inventory of Bay Area Greenhouse Gas Emissions, ...

Climate Protection Grant Program - Wednesday, March 26th, 2008
The BAAQMD awarded $3 million to fund 53 local projects that will reduce the Bay Area’s carbon footprint. This $3 million represents ...

Bay Area Air District Goes Carbon Neutral - Thursday, February 28th, 2008
San Francisco, Calif. – The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District) today announced that it has become a carbon neutral agency. This announcement comes on ...

Climate Protection Grant Program - Tuesday, February 26th, 2008
On December 19, 2007, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District Board of Directors awarded $3 million in Climate Protection Grants to Bay Area local governments ...

Great Basin APCD

The Great Basin SIP – EIR GHG Mitigations - Wednesday, March 26th, 2008
The Great Basin APCD adopted a PM10 SIP revision in February that requires the City of Los Angeles to implement about $125 ...

Sacramento Metropolitan AQMD

Integrating Climate Change - Monday, July 7th, 2008
The District has a district-wide Climate Change Committee to monitor local, state, national and international climate change efforts, increase staff understanding of ...

Regional Forum - Monday, July 7th, 2008
SMAQMD took the lead and hosted the Climate Change Discussion for the region's decision-makers on January 31, 2008 at CSU Sacramento.

CAPCOA Involvement - Monday, July 7th, 2008
The SMAQMD hosts the monthly CAPCOA Climate Protection Committee meetings and is at the forefront of a statewide effort to define what the Best ...

Stationary Sources - Monday, July 7th, 2008
SMAQMD is participating in technical committees that are developing GHG emission reduction measures for landfills and gas stations and tracking all AB-32 ...

Land Use Development - Monday, July 7th, 2008
The SMAQMD recommends that the environmental documents for new land use projects include a discussion of anticipated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions during ...

Alternate Transportation Policies - Monday, July 7th, 2008
The SMAQMD provides incentives to employees to commute using public transit, car or van pools, and bicycles or by walking.  Over 70% of our ...

Clean Vehicles - Monday, July 7th, 2008
Most of the SMAQMD's vehicles are hybrids.  20 of our 24 vehicles are Toyota Prius, which are averaging over 40 mpg.  Employees regularly use ...

Greenergy® Member - Monday, July 7th, 2008
The SMAQMD was an early SMUD Greenergy® customer and continues to participate in the program.  As a customer, SMUD will match up ...

Climate Change Protection Program - Monday, July 7th, 2008
The SMAQMD Board of Directors adopted the Climate Change Protection Program on March 23, 2006.  The Program addresses climate change within the ...

California Climate Action Registry (CCAR) - Monday, July 7th, 2008
The SMAQMD joined the Registry in March of 2006.  The Registry consists of organizations that are voluntarily taking actions to reduce greenhouse ...

San Joaquin Valley APCD

San Joaquin Valley APCD District Proposes Policy for Addressing Greenhouse Gases under CEQA - Thursday, December 31st, 2009
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San Luis Obispo County APCD

SLO County Greenhouse Gas Initiative for Cities - Monday, April 7th, 2008
SLO County Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Initiative for Cities:  Since the SLO County APCD Board approved the Climate Action Plan in November 2005, the ...

Santa Barbara County APCD

Santa Barbara County Air District Outreach and Education - Friday, April 11th, 2008
The Santa Barbara County air district incorporates climate change into outreach and education programs, including: countywide K-12 and college classroom presentations; an initiative providing ...

California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Thresholds - Friday, April 11th, 2008
The Santa Barbara County air district is working with the CAPCOA planning managers to develop greenhouse gas emission thresholds for application in California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) reviews ...

Greenhouse Gas Inventory Capabilities - Friday, April 11th, 2008
The Santa Barbara County air district is developing capabilities to inventory greenhouse gas emissions in the county, so the district can serve as a resource for cities and ...

South Coast AQMD

South Coast AQMD releases new emissions model - Monday, February 7th, 2011
The South Coast AQMD has developed the California Emissions Estimator Model (CalEEMod) which is a statewide land use emissions computer model designed to provide a uniform platform for government agencies, ...

SCAQMD Climate Change Action Areas: - Thursday, August 27th, 2009
·         Inventory: To show its support for efforts to inventory and reduce GHG emissions, SCAQMD ...

South Coast AQMD Climate Change Policy - Thursday, August 27th, 2009
In September 2008, the SCAQMD Board approved a formal Climate Change Policy. It states: “It is the policy of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) to actively seek opportunities to ...

Climate Change Committee - Thursday, August 27th, 2009
In Spring 2008, the SCAQMD established a Boardlevel Climate Change Committee to oversee SCAQMD’s efforts related to implementation of AB 32 and provide enhanced guidance to local governments regarding climate change issues.

SCAQMD Tree Planting Initiative – Summer 2009 - Thursday, August 6th, 2009
The SCAQMD is launching a $1.5 million Tree Planting Partnership to assist cities and counties in the South Coast jurisdiction.  The program provides matching funds for additional tree planting ...

SCAQMD Adopts Work Plan for Climate Credit Exchange Program - Wednesday, March 26th, 2008
The South Coast AQMD adopted a work plan that lays the groundwork for the development and implementation of its new climate credit exchange program to provide incentives for local businesses ...

Ventura County APCD

Ventura County APCD Climate Change Legislative Platform - Tuesday, May 20th, 2008
The District’s Legislative Platform has been amended to allow for the support of state and federal legislation to implement cost-effective programs to ...

Ventura County APCD Public Outreach - Tuesday, May 20th, 2008
“Air – the search for one clean breath” - our new film, funded in part by the US EPA, was previewed in ...