Notice of Public Workshop

Draft Revisions to District Rules:
Rule 361, Boilers, Steam Generators, and Process Heaters (Between 2-5 MMBtu/hr; and
Rule 342, Boilers, Steam Generators, and Process Heaters (5 MMBtu/hr and greater)

Date:                Thursday, March 14th, 2019, 2:00 p.m.
Location:         Solvang City Council Chambers, 1644 Oak Street, Solvang, CA

General Project Description: 
The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) will hold a public workshop at the time and location listed above to discuss the draft revisions to Rule 361 and Rule 342. The draft rule revisions require all newly installed and modified units to meet a lower oxides of nitrogen (NOx) emission standard. These standards are based on similar requirements adopted by the Ventura County APCD, the San Joaquin Valley Unified APCD, and the South Coast AQMD. The District will also be addressing the Assembly Bill 617 Best Available Retrofit Control Technology (BARCT) standards as they relate to the largest sources of air pollution in the County.

Who is Affected?  Any person who supplies, sells, offers for sale, installs, or modifies any boiler, steam generator, or process heater that will be used within the District.

Document Availability:  Copies of the draft revisions to Rule 361 and Rule 342 are available for review from the District’s website, Hard copies are available for review at the District offices.

How to Comment:  Please provide written comments to the project manager, Timothy Mitro, by email at [email protected], or by mail at Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District, 260 N. San Antonio Rd, Suite A, Santa Barbara, CA 93110. The District requests all written comments to be submitted prior to 5 p.m. on March 28th, 2019.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals needing special accommodations to participate in the meeting should contact the District at least three working days prior to the scheduled meeting.

For additional information, please contact staff at (805) 961-8883.


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