Project Title: US-Mexico Border Grant - Clean Air Initiative
|X4 - 96903001-0 |
|EPA R9||R09 - Region 9|
|American Lung Assoc of San Diego & Imperial CO's|
|Not for Profit|
Project Title & Description
US-Mexico Border Grant - Clean Air Initiative
This cooperative agreement provides full federal funding in the amount of $15,000 to support the Clean Air Initiative (to reduce air pollution and improve environmental health) in Imperial County and the Mexicali border region. Project goals are: (1) Hold a conference for elementary through high school educators and residents to share and discuss curriculum resources to teach students about air quality solutions; (2) Distribute information about pesticide use and asthma control to individuals or families; (3) Conduct a "No Burn" media campaign to encourage residents to not burn tires, Christmas trees, and firecrackers; and (4) Continue to build coalition and community involvement through monthly meetings.