Notice of Public Workshop

Date:                 Monday, December 16, 2019, 10:30 a.m.
Location:          Santa Barbara County APCD Office, 260 North San Antonio Road, Suite A, Santa Barbara, CA

Subject:            Draft Rule 364, Refinery Fenceline and Community Air Monitoring

General Project Description: 
Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) will hold a public workshop at the time and location listed above to discuss a new draft rule, Rule 364. The draft rule requires all petroleum refineries within the District to install and maintain a fenceline monitoring network that can measure various criteria air pollutants and toxic air contaminants that are emitted from the refinery. The rule also requires the District to install and maintain a community air monitoring system to measure the refinery-related pollutants in the nearby community. The rule will satisfy the new requirements in California Health and Safety Code, consistent with Assembly Bill 1647 (2017-2018).

Who is Affected?  Any owner or operator of a petroleum refinery that is located within the District.

Document Availability:  Copies of the draft rule 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 January 7, 2020.

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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