On the Air is a newsletter published by  the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District. For a copy of a particular issue of the newsletter, or to be added to our print subscription list, contact Liz Zavala at 961-8857 or zavalal@sbcapcd.org. Contact Mary Byrd at byrdm@sbcapcd.org or (805) 961-8833 to be added to the email newsletter list, and with comments or suggestions for future issues.

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Fall-2014-Combined Issue
Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies
Working to Reduce Marine Shipping Emissions Since 1994
Celebrating Teachers and the County Education Office
View New District Video
Hot Weather in October Impacts Air Quality
Encouraging Clean-Fueled Vehicles
Dry or Wet Weather this Winter?

Summer – Fall 2013
2013 Air Quality in Santa Barbara County
Learn Before You Burn
Open Streets
Santa Barbara Car Free, Earth Day, CycleMAYnia
Air Emissions Testing at Facilities
Eric Kett Receives Award
Jon Mundt Retires

Spring 2013
Particle Pollution and Heart Impacts
Ron Tan Retires
Learning about Air Pollution
Seeing Isn’t Always Breathing
District’s Compliance Division
Delay of NOx Standards for Ships

Fall 2012-Winter 2013
Teachers Help Students Care for our Earth
Reducing Emissions from Ships
Janice Kettler Retires
Janice Robinson Retires
Earth Day Festival
Green Business Certification for the District
Meet an Inspector: Matt Niro

Summer 2012
Reducing Pollution from Marine Shipping
Don Ward’s Life in Air
Teacher Grants Program Back for 2012
Cleaner School Buses at Lompoc Unified
Meet an Inspector: Mike McKay

Spring 2012
Teacher Riccardo Magni
Winds, Weather, Wildfire Season
Earth Day and CycleMAYnia
County Unveils Solar Array
Meet an Inspector: Glenn Gazdecki
Fees Change July 1
New NOx Emissions Limit for Water Heaters

Winter 2012
Maersk Meeting with District
High Winds and Air Quality
Linda Alexander, Jim Swihart Retire
Tips for Greener Living
Charging Up on the Central Coast!
Green Businesses Thrive
Meet an Inspector: Jon Mundt
Don Kendig Takes Position in Ventura

Fall 2011
Old Car Buy Back Program Returns
Federal Ozone Standard Update
Clean Vehicle Rebates
Carbon Monoxide Dangers Indoors
Safer, Cleaner Fireplace Burning
New Tractor Saves Money, Cuts Pollution
Coast Guard Study of Shipping Lanes
Transportation Plan – Sustainable Communities

Summer 2011
Van Mullem New District Director
Shipping Pollution: Speed Reduction
NASA Technology and Wildfire Hot Spots
New on the Web
Terravant Pioneers Pollution Controls
Asbestos

Spring 2011
Hot Weather in May and Air Quality
Terry Dressler Retires
Smog and Fire Season Tips
Earth Day and Bike Challenge
New CalEEMod Tool
Charging Santa Barbara County
Improving Mileage
Cuyama School Bus

Winter 2011
Care for our Earth Teacher Grants
New Faces at the District
Retirements
Earth Day and Green Shorts
Green Businesses Reap Benefits
Electric Vehicles Workshop
CEQA Threshold for Greenhouse Gases
Off-Road Equipment Replacement

Fall 2010
Driving into the Future
Visiting Group from Hangzhou
Sister Janet Corcoran
Green Business Program
New Faces and Transitions
Safer, Cleaner Fireplace Burning
Planning for Clean Air
Rules Roundup

Summer 2010
40 Years Working for Clean Air
40-Year Timeline
Tom Murphy Retires
Teacher Grants
Favorable State Audit of Moyer Program
New Division Manager
New Face at the Front Desk
Fred White Retires

Spring 2010
Milestone in Cutting Shipping Emissions
National Clean Air Award-Santa Barbara Car Free
Transitions at the District
Earth Day Grand Prize Winner
Old Car Buy Back Now Pays $1,000 per Vehicle
Leaf Blowers
Driving and Car Care Tips

Winter 2010
Care for our Earth Teacher Grants
Bobbie Bratz Retires
Earth Day 2010
Cutting Pollution from School Buses
Mike Broughton Leaves for Colorado
Rules Update

Fall 2009
News on Air Pollution and Health
Learning about Air Pollution and Green Buildings
Safer, Cleaner Fireplace Burning
Green Business Program Update
Smog Emissions from County Vehicles Drop
The Truck Stops Here
Air Cleaner Update
CAPCOA Climate Change Forum

Summer 2009
Progress and Challenges in Cutting Ship Emissions
Ozone Standards Exceeded in August
New Faces at the District
Schools Save Energy, Cut Traffic and Pollution
Planning for Clean Air
Cash for Cleaner Engines
Cleaner School Buses
Fire Season

Spring 2009
Ash, Particle Pollution, and Our Health
Air Quality Advisories
Car Free Winner at Earth Day
Vijaya Jammalamadaka Retires
Leadership Santa Barbara County
Driving Cleaner
Old Car Buy Back Program
Climate Change Impacts on CA
Commuter Challenge
Revising Solvent Cleaning Rules

Winter 2009
Tips for Green Living
Teaching about our Air
Earth Day 2009
Greening Businesses
Changing Community Design