Author: Lyz Hoffman

Old Car Buy Back Program Expands Model Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 7, 2021 En Español Contact: Lyz (Hoffman) Bantilan, Public Information Officer, (805) 961-8819 Old Car Buy Back Program Expands Model Years $1,000 for Gasoline or Diesel Vehicle, 1997 or Older SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. — Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) is now accepting

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BarM Prescribed Burn to Occur Tomorrow

MEDIA ADVISORY November 10, 2020 En Español Contacts: Daniel Bertucelli, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara County Fire, (805) 681 5531 Lyz Hoffman, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara County APCD, (805) 961-8819 BarM Prescribed Burn to Occur Tomorrow WHAT: State-approved Vegetation Management Program burn of approximately 406 acres of sage scrub

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Voluntary Electric Landscape Equipment Program Launching November 16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2020 En Español Contact Lyz Hoffman, Public Information Officer, (805) 961-8819 Voluntary Electric Landscape Equipment Program Launching November 16 Program offers up to $7,000 to landscaping businesses, schools, nonprofit organizations, and public agencies SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. — Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District

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Spaulding/Midland Prescribed Burn to Occur Monday

MEDIA ADVISORY December 4, 2020 En Español Contacts: Daniel Bertucelli, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara County Fire, (805) 681 5531 Lyz (Hoffman) Bantilan, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara County APCD, (805) 961-8819 Spaulding/Midland Prescribed Burn to Occur Monday WHAT: State-approved Vegetation Management Program burn of approximately 500 acres of chaparral,

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Notice of Public Review and Comment Opportunity

Notice of Public Review and Comment Opportunity En Español Re: Contaminated Soil Cleanup Project at 4151 Foothill Road in Santa Barbara Cardno, Inc. has applied to the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) for a permit to operate a Dual Phase Extraction (DPE) system with thermal oxidizer controls

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Monighetti Range Improvement Burn to Occur Tomorrow

MEDIA ADVISORY November 2, 2020 En Español Contacts: Daniel Bertucelli, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara County Fire, (805) 681 5531 Lyz Hoffman, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara County APCD, (805) 961-8819 Monighetti Range Improvement Burn to Occur Tomorrow WHAT: Range Improvement Burn of approximately 220 acres of sage scrub and

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Information on Three Prescribed Burns Planned Through December

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 29, 2020 En Español Contacts: Lyz Hoffman, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara County APCD, (805) 961-8819 Mike Eliason, Public Information Officer, Santa Barbara County Fire, (805) 896-5134 Information on Three Prescribed Burns Planned through December SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Fire Department

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Sedgwick Reserve Research Burn Scheduled for This Week

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Fire Department will be conducting a research burn on the Sedgwick Reserve in the Santa Ynez Valley, just east of and adjacent to Figueroa Creek. The goal of this burn is to study the effects of fire behavior on varying rangeland vegetation types and vegetative loads. Approximately three acres of grass of varying height will be burned.

Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) staff have reviewed the Smoke Management Plan and provided conditions to minimize smoke impacts in Santa Barbara County. The burn will be conducted when the meteorological conditions are highly favorable to direct smoke away from population centers.

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Air Quality Alert for Santa Barbara County

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. — The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District issued an Air Quality Alert for Santa Barbara County to be in effect until conditions improve. Wildfires throughout California are producing significant smoke. This is a dynamic situation, and local air quality conditions can deteriorate quickly. Stay alert to local conditions by visiting www.ourair.org/todays-air-quality or fire.airnow.gov.

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