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Finding Aid for the South Coast Air Quality Management District Records, ca. 1955-1983
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  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: South Coast Air Quality Management District Records,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1955-1983
    Collection number: 1675
    Creator: South Coast Air Quality Management District (Calif.)
    Extent: 122 boxes (61 linear ft.)
    Abstract: The South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) formed as a result of the passage of the Lewis Air Quality Management Act (1976). In 1977, smaller county air pollution control programs merged together to form the AQMD; the AQMD's primary responsibility is to develop and implement the region's air quality management plan to provide a framework for air pollution control efforts in the South Coast basin. The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, films, slides, reports, and various files related to the activities of the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Biography

    The South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) covers a region in California made up of the non-desert portion of San Bernardino County in addition to Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties; it formed as a result of the passage of the Lewis Air Quality Management Act in 1976; in 1977, smaller county air pollution control programs merged together to form the AQMD; the AQMD's primary responsibility is to develop and implement the region's air quality management plan to provide a framework for air pollution control efforts in the South Coast basin.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, films, slides, reports, and various files related to the activities of the South Coast Air Quality Management District.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    South Coast Air Quality Management District (Calif.)--Archives.
    Air--Pollution--California, Southern--Archival resources.
    Air quality management--California, Southern.