Policy No. 1100.057.19

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Policy No: 1100.057.19 Supersedes No: 1100.057.96 Date: September 16, 2019 Status: Final Topic: Professional Registrations and Memberships Distribution: All Staff This policy and procedure outlines the process for obtaining approval for reimbursement of Professional Registration and/or Membership costs. The District supports

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Grants for Teachers for Environmental Classroom Projects

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Education Office (SBCEO), Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD), and Santa Barbara County Water Agency (SBCWA) are pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2019-2020 Care For Our Earth grants, which are due by Friday, November 8, 2019.

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Prescribed Burn at Righetti Ranch Scheduled for the Fall

SANTA MARIA, Calif. — A permitted range improvement burn has been planned in conjunction with the Santa Barbara County Fire Department at the Righetti Ranch south of Orcutt, between Highways 101 and 135, during the burn window of October 15, 2019 – January 1, 2020. The goal of this prescribed burn is to improve rangeland and reduce the risk of wildfire. Prescribed, or planned, fires typically burn less intensely than wildfires. Prescribed burns can help prevent the spread of wildfires, and can reduce impacts to watersheds that can result in soil loss and sedimentation.

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BarM Ranch Vegetation Management Burn Scheduled for October-November

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 3, 2019 En Español Contacts: Daniel Bertucelli, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara County Fire Department, (805) 681-5531 Lyz Hoffman, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara County APCD, (805) 961-8819 BarM Ranch Vegetation Management Burn Scheduled for October-November SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Fire Department

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California Clean Air Day 2019

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. — Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) and other local partners encourage Santa Barbara County residents to participate in California Clean Air Day.

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Notice of Public Review and Request for Comments

Notice of Public Review and Request for Comments Draft Federal Part 70 Permit Renewal for the Vandenberg Air Force Base Stationary Source   The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) has issued a draft federal Part 70 permit P13968-R2 to the United States Air Force for the Vandenberg

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Prepare for Wildfire Smoke by Creating a “Clean Air Room”

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — In recognition of September as National Preparedness Month, Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) and Santa Barbara County Public Health Department encourage Santa Barbara County residents to plan for poor air quality conditions caused by future wildfire smoke. The smoke and ash from wildfires is made up of very small particles known as particulate matter, or PM. These particles can harm respiratory and cardiovascular systems, and children, seniors, pregnant women, and people with medical conditions are especially sensitive.

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Notice of Public Review and Comment Opportunity

Notice of Public Review and Comment Opportunity   Re: Installation of Emergency Standby Generator at Westmont College Westmont College, located at 955 La Paz Road in Montecito, has applied to the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) for a permit to install and operate a diesel-fired emergency standby

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Prescribed Burns at VAFB Scheduled

VANDENBERG AFB, Calif. — The Vandenberg AFB Fire Department has been scheduled to conduct two different series of prescribed burns before the end of 2019. The goal of these burns is to reduce the risk of wildfire. Prescribed, or planned, fires typically burn less intensely than wildfires. Prescribed burns can help prevent the spread of wildfires, and can reduce impacts to watersheds that can result in soil loss and sedimentation.

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Community Advisory Council Agenda – August 2019

August 28, 2019 Agenda (PDF) A.               6:30 p.m. – Convene B.               Roll Call C.               Public Comment Period – Persons desiring to address the CAC on any subject within the jurisdiction of the CAC not included as part of the agenda may do so at this time. D.               Approval of Minutes of the

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