APCD Hearing Board Agenda – December 6, 2017

December 6, 2017

Agenda  |  Public Notice  |  Meeting Audio

9:30 a.m. – Call to Order – Roll Call
Approval of minutes of the November 1, 2017 meeting
Requests for continuance or addition of Ex-Agenda items
Announcements/Staff Reports
Public Comment Period
Public Hearings1)          Case No. – 2016-37-M1 – Beacon West on behalf of State Lands Commission, 1072 Casitas Pass Rd. #221, Carpinteria, CA 93013
Petition  |  Staff Report (Attachment 1)Hearing – To consider an application submitted on November 14, 2017 by Beacon West on behalf of the California State Lands Commission, in anticipation of the Transfer of Owner or Operator application being deemed complete, for a Modification of Variance and Modification of Final Compliance Date for Regular Variance 2016-37-R.  The Petitioner is requesting continued relief from District Rules 333.I and 206, Condition 9.C.20 of Part 70/Permit to Operate 8234.  The Petitioner operates the equipment described in the Petition at Platform Holly, located on offshore lease tract 3242-1, South Ellwood Offshore Field.2)          Case No. – 2016-38-M1 – Venoco, LLC, 6267 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013
Petition  |  Staff Report (Attachment 1)Hearing – To consider an application submitted on November 14, 2017 by Venoco, LLC for a Modification of Variance and Modification of Final Compliance Date for Regular Variance 2016-38-R.  The Petitioner is requesting continued relief from District Rule 206, Conditions 9.C.1(c)(v), 9.C.1(c)(vi), and 9.C.1(c)(viii) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 7904.  The Petitioner operates the equipment described in the Petition at the Ellwood Onshore Facility (EOF) located approximately 14 miles west of the City of Santa Barbara, California.3)          Case No. – 2016-39-M1 – Venoco, LLC, 6267 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013
Petition  |  Staff Report (Attachment 1)Hearing – To consider an application submitted on November 14, 2017 by Venoco, LLC for a Modification of Variance and Modification of Final Compliance Date for Regular Variance 2016-39-R.  The Petitioner is requesting continued relief from District Rule 206, Conditions 9.C.1(c)(i) and 9.C.2(c)(i) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 7904.  The Petitioner operates the equipment described in the Petition at the Ellwood Onshore Facility (EOF) located approximately 14 miles west of the City of Santa Barbara, California.4)          Case No. – 2015-35-M2 – Freeport McMoRan Oil and Gas, LLC, 201 South Broadway, Orcutt, CA  93455
Petition  |  Staff Report (Attachment 1)Hearing – To consider an application submitted on November 14, 2017 by Freeport McMoRan Oil & Gas for a Modification of Final Compliance Date for Regular Variance 2015-35-M1.  The Petitioner is requesting continued relief from District Rules 359 and 206, Conditions 9.B.2, 9.C.2(c)(iii), 9.C.3, 9.C.24(h), and 9.C.24(i) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 9105.  The Petitioner operates the equipment described in the Petition at Platform Hidalgo, located on offshore lease tract OCS-P-0450, approximately seven miles offshore of Point Arguello, California.5)          Case No. – 2015-36-M2 – Freeport McMoRan Oil and Gas, LLC, 201 South Broadway, Orcutt, CA  93455
Petition  |  Staff Report (Attachment 1)Hearing – To consider an application submitted on November 14, 2017 by Freeport McMoRan Oil & Gas for a Modification of Final Compliance Date for Regular Variance 2015-36-M1.  The Petitioner is requesting continued relief from District Rules 328, 359, and 206, Conditions 9.B.2, 9.C.2, 9.C.3, 9.C.12, 9.C.26(h), and 9.C.26(i) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 9103.  The Petitioner operates the equipment described in the Petition on Platform Harvest located on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) lease tract OCS-P-0315 approximately 10 miles offshore Pt. Arguello, California.6)          Case No. – 2015-37-M2 – Freeport McMoRan Oil and Gas, LLC, 201 South Broadway, Orcutt, CA  93455
Petition  |  Staff Report (Attachment 1)Hearing – To consider an application submitted on November 14, 2017 by Freeport McMoRan Oil & Gas for a Modification of Final Compliance Date for Regular Variance 2015-37-M1.  The Petitioner is requesting continued relief from District Rules 328 and 206, Conditions 9.B.2, 9.C.1(b), 9.C.13, 9.C.15, 9.C.21, 9.C.26(n), and 9.D.4 of Part 70/Permit to Operate 5704.  The Petitioner operates the equipment described in the Petition at the Gaviota Oil & Heating Facility (GOHF), located at 17100 Calle Mariposa Reina, Gaviota, CA.7)          Case No. – 2015-38-M2 – Freeport McMoRan Oil and Gas, LLC, 201 South Broadway, Orcutt, CA  93455
Petition  |  Staff Report (Attachment 1)Hearing – To consider an application submitted on November 14, 2017 by Freeport McMoRan Oil & Gas for a Modification of Final Compliance Date for Regular Variance 2015-38-M1.  The Petitioner is requesting continued relief from District Rules 359 and 206, Conditions 9.B.2, 9.C.2(c)(iii), 9.C.3, 9.C.24(h), and 9.C.24(i) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 9104.  The Petitioner operates the equipment described in the Petition on Platform Hermosa located on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) lease tract OCS-P-0316 approximately 10 miles offshore Pt. Arguello, California.VII.       Administrative AgendaApproved 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. – 2017-23-N – Freeport McMoRan Oil and Gas, LLC, 201 South Broadway, Orcutt, CA  93455On October 31, 2017 Hearing Board member Francis Peters approved a 90-Day Variance allowing for continued operation of Petitioner’s facility in violation of District Rule 206, Conditions 9.C.14, and 9.C.23 of Permit to Operate 6708 without an odor monitoring station due to the structure being completely destroyed by the Rucker fire.  Said variance provides relief for the period of October 03, 2017 through December 31, 2017, or the date compliance is achieved, whichever occurs first, while the monitoring station is rebuilt.A-2)      Case No. – 2017-25-I – Imery’s Minerals California, Inc., 2500 Miguelito Road, Lompoc, CA  93436On October 19, 2017 Hearing Board member Terence Dressler approved an Interim Variance allowing for continued operation of the Petitioner’s facility in violation of Rule 206, Conditions 9.C.6(a)(i) and 9.C.6(c)(xiii) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 5840-R5.  Said variance provides relief for the period of October 17, 2017 through January 15, 2018, or the date compliance is achieved, or the date of decision on the Petitioner’s request for a 90-Day Variance, whichever occurs first, while the cause of the daily NOx exceedance (0.05 lb/hr over the limit) from the 7 System combined furnace/kiln at the venturi scrubber/pack bed tower outlet is identified and corrected.A-3)      Case No. – 2017-26-E – Freeport McMoRan Oil and Gas, LLC, 201 South Broadway, Orcutt, CA  93455On October 19, 2017 Hearing Board member Terence Dressler approved an Emergency Variance allowing for continued operation of the Petitioner’s facility in violation of Rule 206, Conditions 9.C.2(b)(ix)(1) and 9.C.2(b)(x)(1) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 9105-R4.  Said variance provides relief for the period of October 18, 2017 through November 1, 2017 or the date compliance is achieved, whichever occurs first, while repairs are made to the G-92 turbine.A-4)      Case No. – 2017-27-N – Imery’s Minerals California, Inc., 2500 Miguelito Road, Lompoc, CA  93436On November 9, 2017 Hearing Board member Terence Dressler approved a 90-Day Variance allowing for continued operation of the Petitioner’s facility in violation of Rule 206, Conditions 9.C.6(a)(i) and 9.C.6(c)(xiii) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 5840-R5.  Said variance provides relief for the period of October 17, 2017 through January 15, 2018, or the date compliance is achieved, whichever occurs first, while the cause of the daily NOx exceedance (0.05 lb/hr over the limit) from the 7 System combined furnace/kiln at the venturi scrubber/pack bed tower outlet is identified and corrected.

Adjourn