The county Board of Supervisors is scheduled Tuesday to consider a resolution supporting a common air-quality standard for the U.S.-Mexico border corridor.
The resolution says power plants under construction in Mexico are not required to use emission controls that would protect the health of residents on both sides of the border.
Board Chairman Hank Kuiper will introduce the resolution that states the board "urges and supports efforts by federal, state and local governments … to formulate an agreement establishing common air-quality standards."
Also at the meeting, the board is scheduled to:
· ask Gov. Gray Davis to speed the process to fill a Superior Court judge's seat, which has been vacant since January 2001 when Judge Roger Benitez was appointed to the federal court;