Notice of Public Workshop

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).

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Air Quality Warning Cancelled

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Today, the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District canceled the Air Quality Warning that was in effect due to the impacts from the Cave Fire. Air quality throughout the county has been good and the Cave Fire containment continues to improve with the ongoing rainy conditions.

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Air Quality Alert for Santa Barbara County

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District issued an Air Quality Warning for Santa Barbara County. Smoke and ash from the Cave Fire is affecting local air quality, and conditions may continue over the next several days.

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Monighetti Range Improvement Burn Scheduled for Early December

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19, 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 Monighetti Range Improvement Burn Scheduled for Early December To be Scheduled, Weather and Conditions Permitting, December 2-13 SANTA

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Righetti Ranch Prescribed Burn to Occur Tomorrow

WHAT: Prescribed burn of approximately 80 acres of sage scrub and chaparral. This prescribed burn is a follow-up burn to a successful 300-acre burn that occurred at the Righetti Ranch in November 2018.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 6. Burning will begin at approximately 8 a.m. and conclude by 6 p.m. on a permissive burn day.

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Air Quality Alert for Santa Barbara County

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. —Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District issued an Air Quality Alert through the weekend, or until conditions improve. The Maria Fire burning in Ventura County is producing smoke that may affect Santa Barbara County.

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Community Advisory Council Agenda – October 2019

October 23, 2019 Agenda (PDF) A.               6:45 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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APCD Board Actions – October 17, 2019

Agenda  |  Meeting Video  |  Minutes Approved minutes of the August 15, 2019 meeting. Notice of Violation Report – Received and filed the summary of notices of violation issued and penalty revenue received during the months of August and September 2019. District Grant Program Activity – Received and filed the

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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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New Phone Numbers
The District has new direct lines for all staff, as well as for all of our phone lines, including our main phone number and Complaints line. You can find our new phone numbers on this webpage.

Nuevos números de teléfono
El Distrito tiene nuevos números de teléfono para comunicarse con el personal directamente, así como también para todas nuestras líneas telefónicas, incluyendo nuestro número principal y el de las Quejas. Puede encontrar nuestros nuevos números de teléfono en esta página web.