APCD Hearing Board Agenda – September 1, 2021

September 1, 2021

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A.           Call to Order – Roll Call
B.           Approval of Minutes – Approve minutes of the March 3, 2021 meeting.
C.           Announcements / Staff Reports
D.          Public Comment Period
E.           Public Hearings

E-1)      Hearing Board Policies and Procedures Revision
Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District

Consider the adoption of revisions to the Hearing Board Policies and Procedures.  The Hearing Board periodically reviews and updates its policies and procedures for the conduct of hearings.  The Air Pollution Control Officer, Clerk of the Board, District Counsel, Hearing Board Counsel, and District Staff have reviewed the Policies and Procedures and are recommending revisions for consideration by the Hearing Board.


F.           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.

F-1)      Case No. – 2021-08-I     (Interim Variance)
Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas, LLC, 201 South Broadway, Orcutt, CA 93455

On May 19, 2021 Hearing Board member Dr. Steve Colome approved an Interim Variance for the period of May 4, 2021 through August 1, 2021, or the date compliance is achieved, or the date a decision is made on the 90-Day Variance, whichever occurs first.  Said variance provides relief from District Rules 359.D.2.b.1, 359.D.2.b.2, 359.D.2.b.3, 206 and Conditions 9.C.3.b.viii and 9.C.3.c.ii, of Permit to Operate 9104-R5 and allows for platform activities to continue without an operation flare at the Petitioner’s facility. 

G.           Adjourn

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New Phone Numbers
The District has new direct lines for all staff, as well as for all of our phone lines, including our main phone number and Complaints line. You can find our new phone numbers on this webpage.

Nuevos números de teléfono
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.