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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Enjoy “Catching Air” at the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum

SANTA MARIA, Calif. and SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District invite one and all to come celebrate the launch of the “Catching Air” exhibit at a special Science Saturday at the Museum on December 10, 2016 from 10 a.m. to noon. During the launch event, admission to the Museum will be free, sponsored by the District, which developed and funded the interactive exhibit.

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Tips for Cleaner Fireplace Burning and Safer Homes

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Fire Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District announced today tips for cleaner fireplace burning and safer homes. As the weather cools, and the holiday season approaches, it is important to remember that fireplace fires can cause emergencies, and breathing wood smoke is bad for our lungs and our hearts. Follow these suggestions for a safer and healthier community.

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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.