The burning of agriculture, tires and trash coupled with unpaved roads and other factors contribute to poor air quality along the border region. During this session, representatives of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) were invited to share their concerns regarding air quality between California and Baja California to highlight and facilitate collaborative efforts between the two states.
Moderator: Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia – California State Assembly
Ryan M. Atencio – Border Affairs Coordinator, California Air Resources Board (CARB)
Saul Guzman Garcia – Director of Environmental Management Ministry of Sustainable Development, Baja California
Luis Olmedo – Executive Director Comité Cívico del Valle, Inc.
Alberto Mexia – Director, Foundation for Air Quality Research (REDSPIRA)
Supervisor Nathan Fletcher – San Diego