Notice of Public Review and Request for Comments

Notice of Public Review and Request for Comments Draft Federal Part 70 Permits for the Sierra Resources, Inc. – Barham Ranch Stationary Source The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) has issued three draft federal Part 70 renewal permits for the Barham Ranch Stationary Source. The Barham Ranch

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APCD Board Actions – October 21, 2021

Report on Circumstances of the COVID-19 State of Emergency  Receive and file the following: An update that the State and County remain under a proclaimed state of emergency related to COVID-19; and Public Health Recommendation issued September 28, 2021 regarding social distancing. Provide direction to staff about the location of

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Air Quality Watch for Santa Barbara County

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District encourage Santa Barbara County residents to stay aware of local air quality conditions. Wildfires throughout the western United States are producing significant smoke that is being transported around the country, including to our area.

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Air Quality Alert for Santa Barbara County

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District encourage Santa Barbara County residents to stay aware of local air quality conditions. Wildfires throughout the western United States are producing significant smoke that is being transported around the country, including to our area.

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Air Quality Watch in Santa Barbara County

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District encourage Santa Barbara County residents to stay aware of local air quality conditions. Wildfires throughout the western United States are producing significant smoke that is being transported around the country, including to our area.

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Results from 2020 Marine Shipping Program

The partners in an initiative to cut air pollution and protect endangered whales announced results from the 2020 program and recognized the shipping companies that successfully participated, reducing speeds to 10 knots or less in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Southern California region. The program’s new Southern California region extends from Point Arguello (in Santa Barbara County) to waters near Dana Point (by the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach). The voluntary incentive program, called “Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies,” ran May 15, 2020 through November 15, 2020.

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Prescribed Burns at VSFB Scheduled

WHAT: Research burn of 2 acres of grasses.
WHEN: June 23, depending on conditions. Burning operations will occur on a permissive burn day.
WHERE: Sedgwick Reserve, Santa Ynez Valley, just east of and adjacent to Figueroa Creek.

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SBCBCC Agenda – September 23, 2021 – Cancelled

SOUTH CENTRAL COAST BASINWIDE AIR POLLUTION CONTROL COUNCIL TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE Gary Willey, APCO San Luis Obispo County APCD Laki Tisopulos, APCO Ventura County APCD   Aeron Arlin Genet, APCO Santa Barbara County APCD COUNCIL MEMBERS Dawn Ortiz Legg District 3 Supervisor San Luis Obispo County Lynn Edmonds Councilmember, City

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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.