APCD Hearing Board Agenda – July 1, 2022

Special Meeting
July 1, 2022

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A.           Call to Order – Roll Call

B.           Reconsider the Circumstances of the COVID-19 State of Emergency

  1. Reconsider the circumstances of the COVID-19 state of emergency;
  2. Consider whether state or local officials continue to impose or recommend measures to promote social distancing;
  3. Find that the legislative body has reconsidered the circumstances of the state of emergency, and that State or local officials continue to impose or recommend measures to promote social distancing; and
  4. Direct staff to continue to notice and hold hearings as remote hearings consistent with Government Code 54953(e)(3).

C.           Approval of minutes

Approve minutes of the May 4, 2022 regular meeting; and

Approve minutes of the June 1, 2022 regular meeting.

D.           Announcements/Staff Reports

E.           Public Comment Period

F.           Public Hearings

F-1)      Case No. 2022-05-R (Regular Variance)

Beacon West Energy Group, LLC, 1145 Eugenia Place, #101, Carpinteria, CA 93013

To consider a Petition for Regular Variance from District Rules 325.E.1 and 206, Part 70 Permit to Operate 9108-R4 Condition 9.C.9 submitted on May 10, 2022, for venting gas through the flare header without an emission control device. The Petitioner operates the equipment described in the Petition at Platform Hogan located on offshore lease tract OCS-P-0166, approximately 8 miles southeast from the City of Santa Barbara, California.

| Petition | Staff Report | Attachment 1 | Attachment 2: Draft Variance |

G.           Administrative Agenda

G-1)      Case No. – 2022-04-I

Beacon West Energy Group, LLC, 1145 Eugenia Place, #101, Carpinteria, CA 93013

On June 22, 2022 Hearing Board member Terence Dressler approved an Interim Variance for the period of May 10, 2022 through August 7, 2022, or the date a decision is made on the Regular Variance, or the date compliance is achieved, whichever occurs first.  Said variance provides relief from District Rules 325.E.1, and 206, Part 70 Permit to Operate 9108-R4, Conditions 9.C.9 and allows for venting gas through the flare header without an emission control device. The Petitioner operates the equipment described in the Variance at Platform Hogan located on offshore lease tract OCS-P-0166, approximately 8 miles southeast from the City of Santa Barbara, California.

G-2)      Case No. – 2022-06-I

Sierra Resources, Inc., PO Box 2788, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

On June 22, 2022 Hearing Board member Terence Dressler approved an Interim Variance for the period of May 11, 2022 through August 8, 2022, or the date a decision is made on the 90-Day Variance, or the date compliance is achieved, whichever occurs first. Said variance provides relief from District Rules 361.F.2 and 206, Permit to Operate 7744-R12, Conditions 3.d.i and 6.a and allows for continued operations of the boiler without conducting the biennial source test. The Petitioner operates the equipment described in the Variance at the Soladino Lease located in Casmalia, California.

 H.           Adjourn

 

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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.