Public Notices

Notice of Public Workshop

As required by the March, 2010 revisions to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines, new projects must be evaluated for their potential impacts to climate change/greenhouse gas emissions.  The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to adopt CEQA significance thresholds that will apply to stationary sources subject to District permit requirements.

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Notice of Board 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 revised rules to implement the California Air Resources Board (CARB) requirements for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from semiconductor operations.  This proposed rulemaking project involves the revision of the following two existing rules:

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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 new Rule 323.1, Architectural Coatings. The intent of the new rule is to reduce volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from:  

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Notice of Public Workshops

The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District’s Environmental Review Guidelines provide procedures for the District and other agencies to use when reviewing projects under the California Environmental Quality Act, or CEQA. The District’s Guidelines are applied directly to projects for which the District is the lead agency under CEQA, including District permits, rules, and plans. The state’s CEQA guidelines have included a framework for addressing climate change impacts since 2010. The District proposes to update its Environmental Review Guidelines to include guidance for evaluating the significance of the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions from new or modified stationary sources.

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Notice of Public Hearing

General Project Description: 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 Rule 323.1, Architectural Coatings. Adoption of Rule 323.1 will fulfill commitments in the District’s Clean Air Plan. The intent of Rule 323.1 is to reduce volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from coatings used in the painting of buildings and other structures consistent with the California Air Resources Board 2007 Suggested Control Measure for Architectural Coatings.

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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 amended Rule 810, Federal Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD).  The public hearing on proposed amended Rule 810 will begin around 1:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard.  On January 20, 2011, the District adopted Rule 810 as part of a suite of rules to implement the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) PSD and Title V greenhouse gas tailoring rule.  EPA has determined that slight changes to Rule 810 are necessary before EPA will incorporate the rule into the State Implementation Plan (SIP).

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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 meet the requirements of the federal regulations.

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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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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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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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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.