APCD Hearing Board Agenda – August 3, 2016

August 3, 2016

Agenda and Public Notice  (PDF’s)

9:30 a.m. – Call to Order – Roll Call
Election of Chair and Vice-Chair for remainder of 2016
Administration of Oath to Participants
Approval of minutes of the June 1, 2016 meeting
Requests for continuance or addition of Ex-Agenda items
Announcements/Staff Reports
Public Comment Period

Public Hearings

1)            Case No. – 2016-19-R  –  Dos Cuadras Offshore Resources, LLC, 290 Maple Court, Suite 290, Ventura, CA  93003
(See PetitionStaff Report and Draft Variance)
Hearing – To consider an application by Dos Cuadras Offshore Resources, LLC submitted on May 25, 2016 for a Regular Variance from District Rule 206, Conditions 9.A.10, 9.C.2(a), and 9.C.2(b) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 9110.  The Petitioner operates the equipment described in the Petition on Platform A located on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) lease tract OCS-P-0241 approximately six miles offshore and south-southeast from the City of Santa Barbara, California.

2)            Case No. – 2016-22-R  –  Dos Cuadras Offshore Resources, LLC, 290 Maple Court, Suite 290, Ventura, CA  93003
(See PetitionStaff Report and Draft Variance)

Hearing – To consider an application by Dos Cuadras Offshore Resources, LLC submitted on June 29, 2016 for a Regular Variance from District Rule 206, Conditions 9.B.2(c), 9.B.2(d), and 9.C.1(c)(iii) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 9114.  The Petitioner operates the equipment described in the Petition on Platform Hillhouse located on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) lease tract OCS-P-0241 approximately six miles offshore and south-southeast from the City of Santa Barbara, California.

Administrative Agenda

Approved by vote on one motion.  These items read only on request of Hearing Board members.  The following Variance Orders have been approved by the Air Pollution Control District Hearing Board.  These orders are available for inspection and reproduction during normal business hours at the office of the Air Pollution Control District, 260 North San Antonio Rd., Suite A, Santa Barbara, California 93110.

A-1)      Case No. – 2016-18-I – Dos Cuadras Offshore Resources, LLC, 290 Maple Court, Suite 290, Ventura, CA  93003

On June 17, 2016 Hearing Board member Donald Ward approved an Interim Variance for the period of June 5, 2016 through September 2, 2016, or the date of decision on the Petitioner’s request for a Regular Variance, whichever occurs first.  Said variance provides relief from District Rule 206, Conditions 9.A.10, 9.C.2(a), and 9.C.2(b) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 9110 and allows for continued operation of Petitioner’s offshore oil and gas Platform A with excess emissions created from unplanned flaring while repairs are made to the main gas compressor.

A-2)      Case No. – 2016-20-E – Santa Maria Energy, 7980 East San Antonio Road, Santa Maria, CA 93455

On June 14, 2016 Hearing Board member David Schmarje approved an Emergency Variance for the period of June 15, 2016 through June 24, 2016.  Said variance provides relief from District Rule 359 and Rule 206, Condition 6 of Permit to Operate 8896 and allows for continued operation of Petitioner’s Careaga Lease without an operable Thermal Oxidizer while repairs are made.

A-3)      Case No. – 2016-21-I – Dos Cuadras Offshore Resources, LLC, 290 Maple Court, Suite 290, Ventura, CA  93003

On July 11, 2016 Hearing Board member ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Robert Saperstein approved an Interim Variance for the period of July 1, 2016 through September 28, 2016, or the date of decision on the Petitioner’s request for a Regular Variance, whichever occurs first.  Said variance provides relief from District Rule 206, Conditions 9.B.2(c), 9.B.2(d) and 9.C.1(c)(iii) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 9114 and allows for continued operation of Petitioner’s offshore oil and gas Platform Hilhouse while repairs are made to the North Crane.

Adjourn

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