Author: Lyz Bantilan

Notice of Public Review and Request for Comments

The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) has prepared an annual air monitoring network plan for the county. The plan includes a statement of the purpose for each air monitor, and evidence that the siting and operation of each monitor meets the requirements of the federal regulations.

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APCD Board Actions – May 16, 2019

Agenda |  Meeting Video |  Minutes Approved minutes of the March 21, 2019 meeting. Notice of Violation Report – Received and filed the summary of notices of violation issued and penalty revenue received during the months of March and April 2019. District Grant Program Activity – Received and filed the

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Notice of Public Review and Request for Comments

The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) has issued four (4) draft federal Part 70 permits for the HVI Cat Canyon, Inc. facilities that are part of the South Cat Canyon Stationary Source. The HVI Cat Canyon, Inc. South Cat Canyon Stationary Source is located approximately six miles south of the city of Santa Maria in Santa Barbara County. The source includes three (3) oil and gas leases: Bell, Blochman and Palmer-Stendl. In addition to permits for these three oil and gas leases, there is one permit for internal combustion engines used within the stationary source.

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SCCBCC Agenda – April 23, 2019

SOUTH CENTRAL COAST BASINWIDE AIR POLLUTION CONTROL COUNCIL Santa Barbara County APCD, 260 N. San Antonio Rd. Suite A, Santa Barbara, CA, 93110 TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE Gary Willey, APCO San Luis Obispo County APCD Michael Villegas, APCO Ventura County APCD Aeron Arlin Genet, APCO Santa Barbara County APCD COUNCIL MEMBERS

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Budget Workshop and Public Hearings

The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) will hold a public workshop and two public hearings on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2019-2020. A copy of the proposed budget is available for review on the District website (below) or at District offices:

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APCD Board Actions – March 21, 2019

Agenda |  Meeting Video  |  Minutes Approved Minutes of the January 17, 2019 meeting Notice of Violation Report – Received and filed the summary of notices of violation issued and penalty revenue received during the months of January and February 2019. District Grant Program Activity – Received and filed the

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Results from 2018 Marine Shipping Program

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The partners in an initiative to cut air pollution and protect endangered whales announced results from the 2018 program and recognized the 12 shipping companies that participated, reducing speeds to 10 knots or less in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Santa Barbara Channel region. The voluntary incentive program ran July 1 – November 15, 2018. Partners recognized the companies at a ceremony at the Bannings Landing Community Center near the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach.

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Figueroa Mountain Pile Burn and Administration Pile Burn Scheduled for March

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Los Padres National Forest has tentatively scheduled two separate prescribed burns to occur in March: the Figueroa Mountain Pile Burn and Administration Pile Burn. The burn window will start on March 5 and last through the month of March for both burns. Prescribed, or planned, fires typically burn less intensely than wildfires. Prescribed burns can help prevent the spread of wildfires, and can reduce impacts to watersheds that can result in soil loss and sedimentation.

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Burton Mesa Pile Burning Project

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Fire Department will be conducting pile burns in the Burton Mesa area over several days starting as early as February 25 and through June 1. The goal of these burns is to reduce biomass created as the result of community defensible space treatments completed by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department last year. Community defensible space treatments help to reduce potential property loss as well as reduce the risk to homeowners in the event of wildfire.

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Regional Electric Drive 805 Coalition Launches

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District), along with the Air Pollution Control Districts of San Luis Obispo and Ventura counties, Community Environmental Council (CEC), the Central Coast Clean Cities Coalition (C5), and Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance (VCREA) are teaming up to launch “Electric Drive 805.” This new coalition of local government agencies and non-profits will lead local efforts to increase access to affordable electric vehicles.

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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.