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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National Drive Electric Week 2021 – In-Person & Virtual Events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2021 (PDF) Contacts: General Questions: Lyz Bantilan, APCD Public Information Officer, (805) 961-8819 Applicant Questions: Alex Economou, APCD Air Quality Specialist / C5 Coordinator, (805) 961-8894 Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District, Central Coast Clean Cities Coalition, and Electric Drive 805 Coalition Partners Invite

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APCD Hearing Board Agenda – September 1, 2021

September 1, 2021 Public Notice | Meeting Audio REMOTE VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION ONLY A.           Call to Order – Roll Call B.           Approval of Minutes – Approve minutes of the March 3, 2021 meeting.C.           Announcements / Staff ReportsD. 

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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.