Electric Car Show September 17 in Goleta

GOLETA, CA – The latest electric vehicles will be on view September 17 as part of a celebration of National Drive Electric Week put on by the Community Environmental Council (CEC),partnering with the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District and Los Padres Chapter Sierra Club. The partners encourage all to attend to check out the latest models and find out about tax credits and rebates for buying electric.

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GHG Mitigation Strategies in Santa Barbara County

The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) investigated several different strategies to generate greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions and developed that a spreadsheet that presents scenarios for each measure with estimates of potential costs and benefits. The information in the spreadsheet tool is presented for comparison purposes only, and it is expected that the actual costs and benefits of any implemented measure could be different. 

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APCD Board Actions – August 17, 2017

Agenda  |  Meeting Video  |  Minutes Closed Session – No reportable action taken on the following items: Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Gov. Code § 54956.9(a)). In Re Venoco, LLC. U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, Case No. 17-10828 (KC). Conference with Labor Negotiators (Gov. Code

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Keeping Indoor Air As Clean As Possible During Wildfire Season

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District encourage residents to prepare to keep indoor air as clean as possible. The smoky and ashy conditions during wildfires, and the windy conditions after wildfires, pose health risks, especially for children, older adults, and people with heart or lung diseases.

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Air Quality Warning for Santa Barbara County Re-Issued for Weekend

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District re-issued the Air Quality Warning for the county for the weekend. Containment grows for the Alamo and Whittier fires, but forecasted windy conditions could create smoke and ash impacts for various parts of the county, especially in regard to potential impacts from the Whittier Fire.

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Air Quality Warning Re-Issued

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District re-issued the Air Quality Warning due to continued smoke and ash impacts from the Alamo and Whittier fires. The Air Quality Warning will remain in effect until conditions improve.

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Air Quality Watch Changed to Warning

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District expanded the weekend’s Air Quality Watch to an Air Quality Warning. All areas of the county have potential to be affected by smoke and ash from the Alamo Fire in Northern Santa Barbara County and the Whittier Fire in the Santa Ynez Valley.

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Air Quality Watch for North County Alamo Fire

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District issued an Air Quality Watch for Northern Santa Barbara County to be in effect through the weekend. The Alamo Fire is producing smoke that may blow into the Santa Maria area and other northern County areas.

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APCD Hearing Board Agenda – July 5, 2017

July 5, 2017 Agenda and Public Notice (PDF) 9:30 a.m. – Call to Order – Roll Call Administration of Oath to Participants Approval of minutes of the February 1, 2017 meeting Requests for continuance or addition of Ex-Agenda items Announcements/Staff Reports Public Comment Period VII.     Public Hearings 1)          Case No. – 2016-13-M1 – ExxonMobil Production Company,

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