APCD Hearing Board Agenda – November 2, 2016

November 2, 2016

Agenda and Public Notice (PDF’s)

9:30 a.m. – Call to Order – Roll Call
Administration of Oath to Participants
Approval of minutes of the October 5, 2016 meeting
Requests for continuance or addition of Ex-Agenda items
Announcements/Staff Reports
Public Comment Period

Public Hearings

1)            Case No. – 2016-30-R – ExxonMobil Production Company, 12000 Calle Real, Goleta, CA  93117
(See PetitionStaff Report and Draft Variance)

Hearing – To consider an application by ExxonMobil Production Company submitted on October 11, 2016 for a Regular Variance from District Rules 328 and 206, Conditions 9.C.2(c)(iii), 9.C.2(d), 9.C.15, and 9.C.16 of Part 70/Permit to Operate 5651.  The Petitioner operates the equipment described in this Petition at the Las Flores Canyon oil and gas processing plant, approximately 25 miles northwest of Santa Barbara, CA.

2)            Case No. – 2016-31-R – ExxonMobil Production Company, 12000 Calle Real, Goleta, CA  93117
(See PetitionStaff Report and Draft Variance)

Hearing – To consider an application by ExxonMobil Production Company submitted on October 11, 2016 for a Regular Variance from District Rules 325 and 206, Conditions 9.C.1(c), 9.C.6(c)(iv), 9.C.8(c), and 9.C.12(a) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 5651.  The Petitioner operates the equipment described in this Petition at the Las Flores Canyon oil and gas processing plant, approximately 25 miles northwest of Santa Barbara, CA.

3)            Case No. – 2016-32-R – ExxonMobil Production Company, 12000 Calle Real, Goleta, CA  93117
(See PetitionStaff Report and Draft Variance)

Hearing – To consider an application by ExxonMobil Production Company submitted on October 11, 2016 for a Regular Variance from District Rules 311, 325, 328, 331, 342, 359, and 206, Conditions 9.B.12, 9.C.1(b)(iii)(2)(a), 9.C.1(b)(iv)(1), 9.C.1(c)(i), 9.C.1(c)(ii), 9.C.1(c)(v), 9.C.1(c)(vi), 9.C.1(c)(vii), 9.C.1(c)(viii), 9.C.1(d), 9.C.1(d)(i), 9.C.1(d)(ii), 9.C.1(d)(iii), 9.C.1(d)(iv), 9.C.1(d)(v), 9.C.1(d)(vi), 9.C.1(d)(vii), 9.C.1(d)(viii), 9.C.2(c), 9.C.2(c)(ii), 9.C.2(c)(iii), 9.C.2(c)(iv), 9.C.2(c)(v), 9.C.2(c)(vi), 9.C.2(c)(vii), 9.C.2(c)(x), 9.C.2(d), 9.C.2(d)(i), 9.C.2(d)(ii), 9.C.2(d)(iii), 9.C.2(d)(iv), 9.C.2(d)(v),  9.C.2(d)(vii), 9.C.2(d)(viii), 9.C.2(d)(vi), 9.C.3(b)(i), 9.C.7(b)(ii), 9.C.7(b)(v), 9.C.7(d), 9.C.7(d)(i), 9.C.8(f), 9.C.10(a), 9.C.10(b), 9.C.10(d), 9.C.10(g), 9.C.10(j), 9.C.10(k)(5), 9.C.10(k)(6), 9.C.10(k)(7),  9.C.10(k)(8), 9.C.14, 9.C.17, 9.C.19, 9.C.25(b), 9.C.25(c)(i), 9.C.25(c)(ii), 9.C.27(a), 9.C.27(b), 9.C.28, 9.C.36(b), 9.D.3(c) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 8092.  The Petitioner operates the equipment described in this Petition at the POPCO gas processing plant, approximately 25 miles northwest of Santa Barbara, CA.

4)            Case No. – 2016-33-R – ExxonMobil Production Company, 12000 Calle Real, Goleta, CA  93117
(See PetitionStaff Report and Draft Variance)

Hearing – To consider an application by ExxonMobil Production Company submitted on October 11, 2016 for a Regular Variance from District Rules 342 and 206, Conditions 9.C.1(c)(iii), 9.C.5(b)(v), 9.C.7(c)(ii), and 9.C.18(a) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 8092.  The Petitioner operates the equipment described in this Petition at the POPCO gas processing plant, approximately 25 miles northwest of Santa Barbara, CA.

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. – 2016-29-E – United States Air Force, 30 CES/CEIEC, 1028 Iceland Ave., Vandenberg AFB, CA  93437

On September 21, 2016 Hearing Board member David Schmarje approved an Emergency Variance for the period of September 20, 2016 through October 19, 2016.  Said variance provides relief from District Rule 206, Condition 9.C.1(a)(i), 9.C.19, 9.C.20, 9.C.21, 9.C.23, 9.C.24, 9.C.26, and 9.C.27 of Permit to Operate 13968 and allows for operation of Petitioner’s facility without an operable Continuous Emissions Monitoring System and Ambient Air Monitoring Station due to loss of power as a result of a wildfire.

A-2)      Case No. – 2016-34-I / 2016-35-N – Pacific Coast Energy Company, 1555 Orcutt Hill Road, Orcutt, CA 93455

Petitions were filed on October 10, 2016 and withdrawn on October 17, 2016.

Adjourn