APCD Hearing Board Agenda – March 3, 2021

March 3, 2021

Public Notice | Meeting Audio

*REMOTE VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION ONLY

A. Call to Order – Roll Call

B. Approval of MinutesApprove minutes of the February 3, 2021 meeting.

C. Requests for continuance or addition of Ex-Agenda items

D. Announcements/Staff Reports

E. Public Comment Period

F. Public HearingsAdministration of Oath to be conducted prior to each hearing.

F-1)      Case No. – 2021-04-R     (Regular Variance)
Beacon West Energy Group, LLC, 1145 Eugenia Place #101, Carpinteria, CA 93013

To consider a Petition for a Regular Variance from District Rules 331, 325.E, 359.D.2.b. 206, Part 70 Permit to Operate 9109-R4, Conditions 9.C.1.b.v, 9.C.1.b.vi, 9.C.1.c.i, 9.C.2.a, 9.C.2.b, 9.C.2.c, 9.C.2.d, 9.C.6.b.ii, 9.C.6.b.iii, 9.C.6.b.iv, 9.C.9, 9.C.14, and 9.C.15, submitted on January 8, 2021, for emission controls, maintenance, monitoring, and source testing requirements. The Petitioner operates the equipment described in the Petition at Platform Houchin located on offshore lease tract OCS-0166, approximately 7 miles southeast from the City of Santa Barbara, California.

Petition | Staff Report | Attachment 1 – Rule 331 | Attachment 2 – Draft Variance 

F-2)      Case No. – 2021-05-R     (Regular Variance)
Beacon West Energy Group, LLC, 1145 Eugenia Place #101, Carpinteria, CA 93013

To consider a Petition for a Regular Variance from District Rules 331, 359.D.2.b, and 206, Part 70 Permit to Operate 9108-R4, Conditions 9.C.1.b.v, 9.C.1.b.vi, 9.C.1.c.i, 9.C.2.a, 9.C.2.b, 9.C.2.c, 9.C.2.d, 9.C.6.b.ii, 9.C.6.b.iii, 9.C.6.b.iv, 9.C.9, 9.C.14, and 9.C.15, submitted on January 8, 2021, for emission controls, maintenance, monitoring and source testing requirements. 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 – Rule 331 | Attachment 2 – Draft Variance 

G. Administrative Agenda
Approved by vote on one motion. Below are summaries of single-member variance cases heard since the last Hearing Board meeting. These items read only on request of Hearing Board members.

G-1)      Case No. – 2020-02-I (Interim Variance)
Beacon West Energy Group, LLC, 1145 Eugenia Place #101, Carpinteria, CA 93013

On February 17, 2021 Hearing Board member Terence Dressler approved an Interim Variance for the period of January 8, 2021 through April 7, 2021, 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 331.D – I, 325.E, 359.D.2.b, and 206, and Part 70 Permit to Operate 9109-R4, Conditions 9.C.1.b.v, 9.C.1.b.vi, 9.C.1.c.i, 9.C.2.a, 9.C.2.b, 9.C.2.c, 9.C.2.d, 9.C.6.b.ii, 9.C.6.b.iii, 9.C.6.b.iv, 9.C.9, 9.C.14, and 9.C.15 and allows for relief from emission controls, monitoring, maintenance, and source testing requirements at Platform Houchin.

G-2)      Case No. – 2020-03-I (Interim Variance)
Beacon West Energy Group, LLC, 1145 Eugenia Place #101, Carpinteria, CA 93013

On February 17, 2021 Hearing Board member Terence Dressler approved an Interim Variance for the period of January 8, 2021 through April 7, 2021, 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 331.D – I, 359.D.2.b, and 206, and Part 70 Permit to Operate 9108-R4, Conditions 9.C.1.b.v, 9.C.1.b.vi, 9.C.1.c.i, 9.C.2.a, 9.C.2.b, 9.C.2.c, 9.C.2.d, 9.C.6.b.ii, 9.C.6.b.iii, 9.C.6.b.iv, 9.C.9, 9.C.14 and 9.C.15 and allows for relief from emission controls, monitoring, maintenance, and source testing requirements at Platform Hogan.

H. Adjourn