Category: Main and Sub-Main Pages

Air Quality Monitoring

Air Quality The District has a robust network of monitoring stations to measure levels of pollution. The data collected is available on our Station Data page and reported each year in our Annual Air Quality Report. Please see the webpages below to view hourly air quality conditions and forecasts, learn about air

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Grants

The 2020 Clean Air Grants program is closed, please contact [email protected] to be added on the notification list for next year’s program. Please participate in the new Clean Air Grants and Air Quality Survey. Please visit here for the Spanish version. The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District is providing grant

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Land Use and CEQA Environmental Review

Land use decisions are generally made by cities, and by Santa Barbara County in unincorporated areas. These agencies have long-term plans and permit processes that guide land development decisions. Other agencies, such as the Coastal Commission, State Lands Commission, federal land agencies, and special districts such as water and sanitation

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News

News Releases & Air Alerts View previous news releases and air alerts… Prescribed Burn Information View previous prescribed burn information… Public Notices View previous public notices… Infographics

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Air Quality Planning

The District regularly prepares and updates air quality plans in an effort to meet state and national ambient air quality standards. These plans provide an overview of our air quality, sources of air pollution, and identify control measures needed to meet the standards. They also influence a range of activities

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Financials

Financials Our Mission To service and maintain the financial, purchasing, information technology, fleet and risk management needs of the District’s divisions in a manner that is fiscally responsible and responsive to their needs. Billing For questions or information, please contact Gerardo De Los Santos at (805) 961-8823 or via email at [email protected]

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About the APCD

About the APCD For more information about the Air Pollution Control District, please see the links below. Contact Us LEARN MORE Meetings & Agendas LEARN MORE Meet Our Director LEARN MORE Staff Directory LEARN MORE Board of Directors LEARN MORE Community Advisory Council LEARN MORE Hearing Board LEARN MORE Request

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Compliance Overview

The District reviews compliance with Federal, State and District rules and regulations to ensure air pollution control requirements are being met, protect human health and the environment, and promote regulatory equity in the marketplace. The pages below provide information on specific compliance programs including annual reports for District permit/exemption holders,

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Air Quality Resources

This page contains information for teachers, students, and community members to learn more about air pollution, methods to detect it, and ways to protect yourself from impacts. In the event of a wildfire or other air quality event, making a clean air room in your home can protect your health.

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Rules and Regulations – Overview

The District is required by state and federal clean air laws to adopt rules to reduce air pollution from certain activities. Please see the pages below to view our rules, track recent rule changes, and stay involved with upcoming rule amendments. For more information or assistance on rules proposed for

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