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The Los Angeles Environment Forum (LAEF) is an independent organization operated by the Southern California Chinese Environmental Protection Association (SCCAEPA). LAEF is mainly engaged in the planning, organization, organization, and promotion of regular international environmental conferences and seminars. It provides global Chinese environmental scientists, engineers, and professionals with interactive learning platforms, and channels for studying developed environmental governance technologies and management experience in developed countries.

Presented by SCCAEPA

EST in 1991

The Southern California Chinese American Environmental Protection Association was established in 1991. Its mission is to promote environmental knowledge in the Chinese community, increase exchanges among members, and participate in and serve the environmental protection community and the Chinese community.

Industrial Impact

SCCAEPA is focused on creating a global brand for Chinese environmental workers. It has successfully held several international environmental conferences and seminars. The number of participants and the international influence have been expanding year by year.


The Association has more than 500 registered members who work in scientists, engineers and government administrators roles in US government agencies, academia, and environmental consulting companies. More than 90% of the members have master's or doctoral degrees.

Annual Events

SCCAEPA presents a one-week training seminar and special conference in San Gabriele, Los Angeles, in August each year. It also held special training seminars and international exchange seminars from time to time.

Los Angeles Environmental Forum Committee Members

The committee for the Los Angeles Environment Forum is composed of former presidents of the SCCAEPA, environmental experts from both government departments and consulting firms, and scholars from the industry and academia.

Dr. Weixing Tong

Committee Chair

Unit Chief/Senior Engineering Geologist, Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board (LARWQCB), California State Environmental Protection Agency (Cal EPA)

Dr. Jun Lu

Deputy Committee Chair

Invited Professor of Hefei University of Technology, China

The LAEF is set to keep up with the current international environmental protection situation and is very rich in content. The guests who participated in the lectures are the top tier experts in the field of environmental engineering and management. The contents of the speeches were wonderful. The site visited the project is very high quality, and has the patience of the experts to escort with the professional explanation, it is an eye-opener and unforgettable.

2017 Attendee

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SCCAEPA, P.O. Box 4162, Diamond Bar, CA 91765

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