Environmental Health Quality Paradigm - Inland Empire

Community University Partnership (CUP)

Environmental Quality Paradigm of the Inland Empire
by: Dr. Lal S. Mian , Cup Fellow
Department of Health Science and Human Ecology
California State University , San Bernardino and CUP Members

December 1, 2000



CUP Members

Campus: Dr. David Null, Department of Health Science and Human Ecology , CSUSB

Community: Dan Avera, Division Chief
Pamella V. Bennett, Retired Division Chief
Joan K. Mulcare, Program Manager
Richard Sanchez, Program Manager
Division of Environmental Health Services
San Bernardino County Department of Public Health

Dr. Major S. Dhillon, Manager
Dr. Jeff Beehler, Vector Ecologist
Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District
Corona , Riverside County

Don Gomsi, Manager
Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District
Thermal, Riverside County

Eldon Heaston, Deputy Air Quality Control Officer
Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District
Victorville, San Bernardino County

Sara Miggens, Vice President
Inland Empire Economic Partnership, San Bernardino



Table Of Contents

  1. Summary
  2. Introduction
  3. Quality Indicators
  4. Quality Indices by Element
  5. Air Quality
  6. Water Quality
  7. Food Sanitation
  8. Housing
  9. Vector-borne Diseases
  10. Solid Waste Management
  11. Hazardous Waste Management
  12. Recreational Health
  13. Composite Quality Index
  14. References
  15. Survey Results