Electric Car Shows for National Drive Electric Week

Santa Barbara, Calif. – The latest electric cars will soon be on display in communities throughout Santa Barbara County for National Drive Electric Week, which runs September 8-16. The car shows will provide the opportunity to meet local drivers of electric vehicles and learn more about various makes and models of plug-in electric vehicles on the market. Attendees can also learn more about cash rebates, tax credits, and DMV stickers for driving in carpool lanes.

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Air Quality Watch for the Weekend

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Today, Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District and Santa Barbara County Public Health Department issued an Air Quality Watch for Santa Barbara County through the weekend. Smoke from fires burning elsewhere in the state is causing high levels of particulate matter throughout Santa Barbara County.

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APCD Board Actions – August 16, 2018

Agenda  |  Meeting Video  |  Minutes Closed Session – No reportable action taken on the following item: Conference with Labor Negotiators (Gov. Code § 54957.6) District-designated representative:  Aeron Arlin Genet. Employee organizations:  Engineers & Technicians Association, Service Employees International Union Local 620, and Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District Employees

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APCD Hearing Board Agenda – August 16, 2018

August 16, 2018 Agenda  |  Public Notice  |  Meeting Audio 9:30 a.m. – Call to Order – Roll Call Approval of minutes of the June 6, 2018 meeting Requests for continuance or Addition of Ex-Agenda items Announcements/Staff Reports Public Comment Period Public Hearings 1)          Case No. – 2018-09-A – HVI Cat Canyon, Inc. f/k/a

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UCSB Lagoon Burn Scheduled for Week of August 6-10

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Fire Department, in conjunction with UCSB’s Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration, has tentatively scheduled a one-day Prescribed Burn at UCSB Lagoon near Campus Point with a burn window from August 6 through August 10. This one-day burn is part of ongoing management effort to control non-native grasses and establish native bluff scrub vegetation. Building on successful past burns, this treatment will be conducted on a day within the burn window with the least amount of fog in order to generate enough heat to reduce the viability of the non-native seed bank, and on a day with the best conditions for dispersion.

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Tips on Being Air Quality Aware and Fire Prepared

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District and Santa Barbara County Public Health Department encourage residents to be proactive and plan for poor air quality conditions when wildfires occur and smoke is present. The smoke and ash from wildfires is made up of very small particles known as particulate matter, or PM, which can cause health issues, especially for children, seniors, pregnant women, and people with heart or lung conditions.

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APCD Board Actions – June 21, 2018

Agenda  |  Meeting Video  |  Minutes Approval of Minutes – Approved minutes of the May 17, 2018 meeting Notice of Violation Report – Received and filed the summary of notices of violation issued and penalty revenue received during the month of May 2018. District Grant Program Activity – Received and filed

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APCD Hearing Board Agenda – June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018 Agenda  |  Public Notice  |  Meeting Audio Call to Order – Roll Call Approval of minutes of the February 7, 2018 meeting Requests for continuance or addition of Ex-Agenda items Announcements/Staff Reports Public Comment Period  Public Hearings  1)     Case No. 2018-05-R (Regular Variance) – ExxonMobil Production Company, 12000 Calle Real,

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