Public Notices

Public Notice

The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) Board of Directors will hold a public hearing at the time and location listed above to accept comments and consider adoption of the proposed amendments to District Rule 360 – Emissions of Oxides of Nitrogen from Large Water Heaters and Small Boilers.

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Public Notice

State law (Health and Safety Code Section 40923) requires the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) to publish a list of regulatory measures scheduled for consideration each year. These regulatory measures, or rules and regulations, are adopted in order to reduce air pollution in Santa Barbara County. Air quality rules and regulations that may be adopted or amended during 2018 are listed below. Other measures may be proposed for adoption per the criteria specified in Section 40923 of the Health and Safety Code. Before the adoption or amendment or any regulatory measure, the District publishes a notice in a local newspaper and holds a public hearing to accept comments from affected businesses and other interested parties.

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Notice of Public Workshop

The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) will hold a public workshop at the time and location listed above to discuss the draft revisions to Rule 360. The draft rule revisions require all newly installed and modified natural gas units to meet a lower oxides of nitrogen (NOx) emission standard. These standards are based on similar requirements adopted by the San Joaquin Valley Unified APCD (Rule 4308) and the South Coast AQMD (Rule 1146.2).

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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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Public Notice

State law (Health and Safety Code Section 40923) requires the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) to publish a list of regulatory measures scheduled for consideration each year. These regulatory measures, or rules and regulations, are adopted in order to reduce air pollution in Santa Barbara County. Air quality rules and regulations that may be adopted or amended during 2017 are listed below. Other measures may be proposed for adoption per the criteria specified in Section 40923 of the Health and Safety Code. Before the adoption or amendment or any regulatory measure, the District publishes a notice in a local newspaper and holds a public hearing to accept comments from affected businesses and other interested parties.

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Notice of Public Hearing

The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) Board of Directors will hold a public hearing at the time and location listed above to accept comments and consider adoption of the 2016 Ozone Plan (Plan). Ozone, a principal component of smog, can cause a variety of short- and long-term respiratory symptoms in humans, including reduced lung function, difficulty breathing, and worsening of asthma symptoms.

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Notice of Public Hearing

The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) Board of Directors will hold a Public Hearing at the time and location listed above to accept comments and consider amending the following rules:

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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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Public Notice

The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Proposed Amendments to Regulation VIII, (New Source Review), and Other Associated Rules (commonly referred to as NSR revisions).

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Public Notice

State law (Health and Safety Code Section 40923) requires the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) to publish a list of regulatory measures scheduled for consideration during each year.  These regulatory measures, or rules and regulations, are adopted in order to reduce air pollution in Santa Barbara County.  Air quality rules and regulations that may be adopted or amended during 2016 are listed below.  Other measures may be proposed for adoption per the criteria specified in Section 40923 of the Health and Safety Code.  Before the adoption or amendment of any regulatory measure, the District publishes a notice in a local newspaper and holds a hearing to accept comments from affected businesses and other interested parties.

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