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Imperial Beach to host U.S. and Mexican Government Officials to hold Public Meeting & Hearing to discuss Tijuana River Recovery Strategy on March 19th at Estuary

Mar 02, 2015 05:04PM ● Published by Paul Spear

Imperial Beach and the Tijuana Estuary will be host to Representatives of the United States and Mexican Governments to discuss and address the Tijuana River Recovery Strategy on Thursday March 19th at the Tijuana Estuary.

Representatives of the United States and Mexican Governments will be on hand to address the Tijuana River Recovery Strategy on Thursday March 19th at 3pm at the Tijuana Estuary Visitor Center in Imperial Beach.

The meeting will be opened at the end of speeches for public comment.

The Tijuana Estuary is located at 301 Caspian Way, Imperial Beach, CA 91932




Tijuana River Recovery Strategy

Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve

March 19, 3 – 5 PM



Introduction (10 minutes total)

  • Luis Alejo, Committee Chair
  • Toni Atkins, Speaker of the Assembly
  • Serge Dedina, Mayor of Imperial Bea 
  1. Mexican Entities (20 minutes total)
  • Dr. Carlos  Graizbord, Secretario de Protección al Ambiente de Baja

Overview (20 minutes total)

  • Denise Moreno Ducheny‎, Former State Senator and Sr. Policy Advisor, UCSD Center for US-Mexican Studies
  • Carlos de la Parra, Research Professor, Department of Urban and Environmental Studies, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte


California Entities (40 minutes total, 10 minutes each)

  • David Gibson, Executive Officer, San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board
  • Ken DaRosa, Chief Deputy Director, CA Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)
  • Samuel P. Schuchat, Executive Officer, CA Coastal Conservancy
  • Christopher M. Peregrin, Reserve Manager, Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve


Community Groups (10 minutes total, 5 minutes each)

  • Oscar Romo, Executive Director, Alter Terra
  • Paloma Aguirre, US- Mexico Border Director, WildCoast


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