Environment

Air Pollution Control District’s Kid’s Calendar Contest is Back

| 9:00 AM

The “calend-air” contest is back! San Diego County’s Air Pollution Control District (APCD) is calling on local student artists to submit their original artwork illustrating the importance of clean air in the District’s 2021 Kids’ Calendar Contest.

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ARCC office at night Credit: courtesy of Chipper Hatter

New Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk Office and Archive Wins Coveted Orchid Award

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The County of San Diego’s new Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk’s Office & Archive building in Santee has a new record to file — 2020 Orchid award winner for outstanding architecture.

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graphic that states to empty, dry and do not bag recyclables

County Launches Recycle Right Campaign

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Of course, you recycle! You care; you want to protect the environment. But are you recycling right? You might not be. If you’re putting the wrong items into your curbside blue bin, or even the right item in the wrong way,  you could be trashing your good intentions. And other people’s too.

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County Selects Local Projects for $21 Million in Grants to Improve Air Quality

| 10:30 AM

The Air Pollution Control District has selected projects from 49 organizations to receive $21.3 million in grants that would keep 692 tons of climate-changing, greenhouse gas and pollution — roughly the weight of six space shuttle spacecraft — out of local skies.