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8-28-14: Notice of Vacanies for the SLO County APCD Hearing Board

The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) Hearing Board has two vacant positions open: an Engineer Member Alternate and a Public Member Alternate.  State law requires appointment of Hearing Board members be made by the APCD Board of Directors. 

The APCD Hearing Board is a quasi-judicial body whose purpose is to hear requests from regulated industry for variance from rules, hear requests for emergency variances at the time of a prolonged upset or breakdown, and other areas of jurisdiction set by the State Health and Safety Code.  Membership requirements for the Hearing Board are stipulated in State law and specify Members and Alternates consist of an attorney admitted to the practice of law in California, a registered professional engineer, a member of the medical profession, and two public members.

Applications for two alternate positions are being accepted August 28, 2014 to September 11, 2014.  The application must be postmarked no later than September 11, 2014.  Applications are available on-line at http://www.slocleanair.org/who/board/hearingboard.php or by contacting Jennie Thompson or Karen Brooks.  Applications are to be submitted in writing to:

SLO Air Pollution Control District
Attn: Clerk of the Board
3433 Roberto Ct.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Consideration of this matter by the APCD Board of Directors is planned for the September 24, 2014 meeting.  Additional information regarding the vacancies and applicants will be provided in the September Board agenda packet for this item.

Other 2014 Press Releases

10-27-14: Blowing Dust is Impacting the Nipomo Mesa

9-30-14:  Blowing Dust is Impacting the Nipomo Mesa

9-30-14:  Best Practices Workshop on Alternative Fuels

9-29-14: Blowing Dust is Impacting the Nipomo Mesa

8-5-14: Notice of Vacancies for the SLO County APCD Hearing Board

7-23-14: Blowing Dust is Impacting the Nipomo Mesa

6-24-14: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust is Impacting the Nipomo Mesa

6-17-14: Bike to the Blues Baseball Game and the First 200 Get in Free!

5-28-14: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area, Wed, May 28 - Sunday June 1

5-16-14: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area, Saturday, May 17 - Monday, May 19

5-14-14: May 16 is Bike to Work Day! Join Us and Visit an Energizer Station in Your Community

5-2-14: Be a Savvy Commuter & Enjoy Clean Air

5-2-14: Hop On Your Bike - May is Bike Month!

4-30-14: Walk Somewhere Wednesdays

4-29-14: Be Air Aware

4-28-14: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

4-28-14: Air Quality Awareness Week - What Do You Know About Your Local Air Quality?

4-22-14: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacts the Nipomo Area

3-26-14: Air District Board Reaches Agreement with State Parks

3-17-14: Better Breater Alert - Blowing Dust Impacts the Nipomo area

3-10-14: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacts the Nipomo Area

3-6-14: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacts the Nipomo Area

3-3-14: Backyard Burn Season Begins

2-19-14: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacts the Nipomo Area

1-22-14: Air Quality Alert - Air quality has deteriorated due to stagnant conditions

1-8-14: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacts on the Nipomo Mesa

 

2013 Press Releases 

 12-18-13: Air Quality Alert - Deteriorating Air Quality Due to Fire Impacts

10-1-13: Bike & Pedestrian Breakfast to Celebrate Rideshare Month 2013

9-30-13: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacts the Nipomo Mesa

9-25-13: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacts the Nipomo Mesa

9-20-13: School Bus Grant Program Launched in SLO County

9-17-13: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Mesa

7-31-13: Smoke from Wildfires Impacts SLO County Air Quality

7-23-13: Notice of Meeting Cancellation

6-18-13: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

5-29-13: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacting the Nipomo Area

5-28-13: Camp Roberts Prescribed Burn Scheduled for Wedesday, May 29, 2013

5-28-13: Get on Your Bike and Join the Group Commute

5-22-13: Better Breather Alert - Blowing Dust Impacts the Nipomo Mesa

5-3-13:  Air Quality Alert - Deteriorating air quality due to wildfire impacts

4-25-13: Fire Season Begins Dooryard Burnining Suspend

4-22-13: Judge Crandall Rules in Support of APCD's Dust Rule

4-17-13: Blowing Dust is Forecasted to Impact Nipomo Area

4-16-13: Blowing Dust is Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area

4-12-13: Blowing Dust Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area

4-9-13: Blowing Dust Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area

4-2-13: Blowing Dust Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area

3-21-13 Blowing Dust Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area

3-18-13 Change in Air Quality Index Scale for Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5)

1-14-13 Air Quality Deteriorated Due to Stagnant Conditions

1-10-13 Blowing Dust is Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area

1-7-13 South County Community Monitoring Project Public Meeting

 

2012 Press Releases

9-14-12 Odor Advisory

7-10-12 Ozone Levels Expected to Result in Exceedance of Federal Air Quality Standard, Poor Air Quatliy is Forecasted to Impact Eastern San Luis Obispo County

6-26-12 Blowing Dust is Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area

6-07-12 Blowing Dust is Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area

6-05-12 Blowing Dust is Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area

5-29-12 Blowing Dust is Forecasted to Impact teh Nipomo Area- Exceedance of Federal Air Qualtiy Standards Forecasted for Upcoming Weekend

5-24-12 Blowing Dust Expected to Result in Exceedance of Federal Air Quality Standards

5-21-12 Blowing Dust is Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area

5-09-12 Bike-In Movie and Free Breakfast

5-04-12 Bring the Energy Savings Home

5-03-12 Use Your Purchase Power & Save

5-02-12 Energy Conservation – It Saves

5-01-12 Blowing Dust is Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area

5-01-12 Clean Up Your Commute

4-30-12 Be Air Aware

4-27-12 Blowing Dust is Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area

4-16-12 Blowing Dust is Forecasted to Impact the Nipomo Area Through Thursday

4-09-12 "When We Communte" Music Video Hornored with Two Awards at the Santa Barbara Green Shorts Film Festival 

3-27-12 Music Video Featuring Percy the Penguin and Mr. Eco

 

2011 Press Releases

08-31-11 South County Particulate Matter Workshop

06-21-11 New Grant Programs Replace Old Tractors, Construction Equipment and Heavy-Duty Trucks

02-18-11 Agencies Embrace Streamlined Approach to Reduce Particulate Matter from Oceano Dunes

02-16-11 Grant Workshop Hosted by APCD and the Central Coast Clean Cities Coalition, February 24, 2011

02-10-11 Climate Protection Curriculum Shared with SLO County Schools

 

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