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The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District (SDAPCD) is committed to environmental justice, equity, and community engagement to provide clean air for all.

Below are helpful links to learn more about how we are working towards achieving this commitment and how you can get more involved.  

SDAPCD's Office of Environmental Justice (OEJ) – SDAPCD’s Office of Environmental Justice was established to intentionally and specifically integrate environmental justice considerations in all agency actions.  Explore this page for information on OEJ programs. 

Community Programs – Free and rebate programs to help improve air quality. 

Air Quality Fundamentals – Learn more about air quality! What is air quality? How does it affect our health? And what you can do to improve it.  

Community Air Protection Program (AB 617 or CAPP) – Communities working together to measure air pollution and reduce health impacts. 

As part of its commitment to environmental justice SDAPCD has developed the below resources to guide the agency in its work to improve information access, promote meaningful public engagement, and address environmental injustices, particularly for under-resourced communities. 

Public Participation Plan (En Español) - Developed in collaboration with community stakeholders, and approved by the SDAPCD Governing Board, this plan guides SDAPCD staff as they work to improve transparency and improve community participation in decision-making.  

Environmental Justice Framework (En Español) - This SDAPCD Governing Board-approved framework establishes priorities and guidelines for SDAPCD staff as they integrate an environmental justice lens and approach in all they do, in order to address the harmful effects of air pollution in communities that are most exposed. 

Equity Statement - Developed and approved by the SDAPCD Governing Board, this statement recognizes achieving Clean Air for ALL requires addressing inequities created by environmental racism. 


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