APCD Hearing Board Agenda – August 16, 2018

August 16, 2018

Agenda  |  Public Notice  |  Meeting Audio

9:30 a.m. – Call to Order – Roll Call
Approval of minutes of the June 6, 2018 meeting
Requests for continuance or Addition of Ex-Agenda items
Announcements/Staff Reports
Public Comment Period

Public Hearings

1)          Case No. – 2018-09-A – HVI Cat Canyon, Inc. f/k/a Greka Oil & Gas, Inc. (Greka), 2617 Clark Avenue, Santa Maria, CA 93456
Petition  |  Exhibit 1  |  Exhibit 2

Hearing – To consider a petition by the Control Officer of the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District submitted on July 10, 2018, for issuance of an Order of Abatement pursuant to Health and Safety Code section 42450 due to continued storage of petroleum product in two emergency pits at the Los Flores Lease in violation of the conditions of Permit to Operate 07307-R10 and District Rule 344.

Administrative Agenda – Approved by vote on one motion.  These items read only on request of Hearing Board members.

A-1)      Case No. – 2018-03-E – United States Air Force, 1028 Iceland Ave., Vandenberg AFB, CA  93437-6010

On April 27, 2018 Hearing Board member Terence Dressler approved an Emergency Variance for the period of April 26, 2018 through May 10, 2018.  Said variance provides relief from District Rule 206, Condition 9.C.1(b)(vi) of Permit to Operate 13968, and allows for continued operation of Petitioner’s facility with Turbine C as a backup in support of the May 5, 2018 launch.  Following the launch, Turbine C will be taken offline in order to correct the CEMS data transmission error.

A-2)      Case No. – 2018-04-E – ExxonMobil Production Company, 12000 Calle Real, Goleta, CA  93117

On May 4, 2018 Hearing Board member Robert Saperstein approved an Emergency Variance for the period of May 2, 2018 through May 16, 2018, or the date compliance is achieved, whichever occurs first.  Said variance provides relief from District Rule 206, Condition 9.C.6(b)(v) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 5651 and allows for continued operation of the Equalization Tank with the venturi scrubber pump system shutdown in order to determine and repair the scrubber circulation pump failure.

A-3)      Case No. – 2018-07-E – HVI Cat Canyon, Inc. f/k/a Greka Oil & Gas, Inc. (Greka), P.O. Box 5489, Santa Maria, CA  93456

On July 3, 2018 Hearing Board member Terence Dressler approved an Emergency Variance for the period of June 27, 2018 through July 26, 2018, or the date compliance is achieved, whichever occurs first.  Said variance provides relief from District Rules 325 E.1 and 206, Condition 10 of Permit to Operate 8096 and allows for continued operation of the Petitioner’s facility while the source of a casing leak at Well #4 is located and repaired.

A-4)      Case No. – 2018-08-E – HVI Cat Canyon, Inc. f/k/a Greka Oil & Gas, Inc. (Greka), P.O. Box 5489, Santa Maria, CA  93456

On July 3, 2018 Hearing Board member Terence Dressler approved an Emergency Variance for the period of June 27, 2018 through July 11, 2018, or the date compliance is achieved, whichever occurs first.  Said variance provides relief from District Rules 325 D.1 and 206, Condition 2.D of Permit to Operate 8254 and allows for continued operation of the Petitioner’s facility while the leak emanating from the flange of the Vapor Recovery Unit is repaired.

Adjourn

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