to be published January 6, 2013

Air Quality Regulatory Measures that May Be Adopted or Amended in 2013

State law (Health and Safety Code Section 40923) requires the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) to publish a list of regulatory measures scheduled for consideration during each year.  These regulatory measures, or rules and regulations, are adopted in order to reduce air pollution in Santa Barbara County.  Air quality rules and regulations that may be adopted or amended during 2013 are listed below.  Other measures may be proposed for adoption per the criteria specified in Section 40923 of the Health and Safety Code.  Before the adoption or amendment of any regulatory measure, the District publishes a notice in a local newspaper and holds a hearing to accept comments from affected businesses and other interested parties.

Rule Number  Type  Title  
201RevisionPermits Required
202RevisionExemptions to Rule 201
214NewPermit Defense and Indemnification
302RevisionVisible Emissions
312RevisionOpen Fires
316RevisionsStorage and Transfer of Gasoline
321RevisionsSolvent Cleaning Machines and Solvent Cleaning
323RevisionArchitectural Coatings
325RevisionCrude Oil Production and Separation
326RevisionStorage of Reactive Organic Compound Liquids
343RevisionPetroleum Storage Tank Degassing
344RevisionPetroleum Sumps, Pits, and Well Cellars
351RevisionSurface Coating of Wood Products
354RevisionGraphic Arts and Paper, Film Foil, and Fabric Coatings
360RevisionEmissions of Oxides of Nitrogen from Large Water Heaters and Small Boilers
810RevisionFederal Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD)
901RevisionNew Source Performance Standards (NSPS)
1301RevisionPart 70 Operating Permits – General Information
Reg VIIINew/Rev’dNew Source Review (Emission Reduction Credit)

If you would like to check on the status of a rule please see this page. For more information, contact Ron Tan at (805) 961-8812 or Doug Grapple at (805) 961-8883.

to be published Sunday, January 6, 2013

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