Free Community Forum on Hydrogen Cars

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Community Environmental Council (CEC), in partnership with the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (SBCAPCD), will present a free community forum highlighting the future of hydrogen cars, also known as fuel cell vehicles, on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Santa Barbara Public Library’s Faulkner Gallery on Anapamu Street.

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Community Advisory Council Agenda – February 2017

February 8, 2017 Agenda (pdf) I.              6:30 p.m. – Convene II.             Roll Call III.           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. IV.           Approval of Minutes of the

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APCD Hearing Board Agenda – February 1, 2017

February 1, 2017 Agenda and Public Notice 9:30 a.m. – Call to Order – Roll Call Administration of Oath to Participants Approval of minutes of the January 4, 2017 meeting Requests for continuance or addition of Ex-Agenda items Announcements/Staff Reports Public Comment Period Public Hearings 1.  Case No. – 2017-01-R – ExxonMobil Production Company, 12000

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Ten Companies Slowed Ships in Santa Barbara Channel Region 2016 Program to Protect Blue Whales and Blue Skies

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The partners in an initiative to cut air pollution and protect whales announced results from the 2016 voluntary incentive program and publicly recognized the ten shipping companies who participated, reducing speeds in the Santa Barbara Channel region to 12 knots or less. The program started July 1 and ended November 15, 2016.  The recognition ceremony took place at the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council meeting in Santa Barbara, CA.

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APCD Board Actions – January 19, 2017

Agenda  |  Meeting Video  |  Minutes Elected James Mosby as Chair and Das Williams as Vice-Chair for 2017 Approved minutes of the October 20, 2016 meeting Received and filed the summary of notices of violation issued and penalty revenue received during the months of October, November and December 2016.  (See

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Electric Vehicle Charging Station to Open in Guadalupe

GUADALUPE, Calif. —The City of Guadalupe and Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District will commemorate the city’s first electric vehicle (EV) charging station with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on January 26, 2017, at 11:30 AM. The public and media are invited to attend.

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Public Notice

State law (Health and Safety Code Section 40923) requires the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) to publish a list of regulatory measures scheduled for consideration each year. These regulatory measures, or rules and regulations, are adopted in order to reduce air pollution in Santa Barbara County. Air quality rules and regulations that may be adopted or amended during 2017 are listed below. Other measures may be proposed for adoption per the criteria specified in Section 40923 of the Health and Safety Code. Before the adoption or amendment or any regulatory measure, the District publishes a notice in a local newspaper and holds a public hearing to accept comments from affected businesses and other interested parties.

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APCD Hearing Board Agenda – January 4, 2017

January 4, 2017 Agenda and Public Notice 9:30 a.m. – Call to Order – Roll Call Election of Chair and Vice-Chair for 2017 Administration of Oath to Participants Approval of minutes of the December 7, 2016 meeting Requests for continuance or addition of Ex-Agenda items Announcements/Staff Reports Public Comment Period – Persons desiring

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APCD Hearing Board Agenda – December 7, 2016

December 7, 2016 Agenda and Public Notice (pdf’s) 9:30 a.m. – Call to Order – Roll Call Administration of Oath to Participants Approval of minutes of the November 2, 2016 meeting Requests for continuance or addition of Ex-Agenda items Announcements/Staff Reports Public Comment Period Public Hearings 1)       Case No. – 2016-37-R – Venoco, LLC, 6267 Carpinteria

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