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Ag air quality conference at UC Davis June 27-28

May 8, 2013  by University of California - Davis

May 8, 2013, Davis, CA – An agricultural air quality conference jointly sponsored by University of California ­– Davis and the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District will be held June 27-28 at the UC Davis conference center.

The conference’s major focus will be on discussing a “risk-based” strategy proposed by the SJVAPCD as an alternative to the current federal/state air quality regulatory framework. The SJVAPCD is currently one of only two areas in the nation (South Coast AQMD being the other) classified as “extreme” non-attainment for ozone.

Sessions include:

  • The Scientific Foundation for a Risk-Based Approach to Particulate Controls
  • Development of the Risk-Based Approach to Air Quality Policy and Public Health
  • Evolution Towards Low-Risk Pesticides
  • Applying the Approach to Policies – Potential Applications & Research Gaps.
  • Policy Efficacy of the RB/MP Approach: Opportunities and Constraints.

Optional tours include:

  • Bovine Bubbles
  • Anaerobic BioMass Digester
  • Olive Oil Center & Tasting

Registration information is available at


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