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FY 2014 - 2015 Proposed Budget

The APCD’s proposed budget request of $4,263,671 for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014-2015 represents a 6% decrease from the current budget for FY 2013-2014. On Friday, April 25, a summary of the FY 2014-2015 Proposed Budget (i.e., budget summary and schedule of fees) will be available for public review at the APCD office and public libraries in Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Morro Bay, Nipomo, Paso Robles, and San Luis Obispo.   More >>

Air Board Reaches Agreement with State Parks

On Wednesday, March 26, the APCD Board took action to sign a Consent Decree with California State Parks to jointly petition the Court of Appeal to approve the Consent Decree and dismiss all appeals in the pending litigation related to implementation of Rule 1001 (APCD’s Oceano Dust Rule).  Press Release and signed Consent Decree

Backyard Burn Season Underway

Backyard Burn Season has begun, however, due to ongoing drought conditions and the expectation of dry conditions returning, fire season rules remain in effect. Therefore, backyard burning will only be authorized with valid burn permits from BOTH APCD & CAL FIRE. CAL FIRE Press Release. Back Yard Burn Permit. Agricultural Burn Permit, Burn Permit Locations

Air Quality & Your Health Infographic

Ever wonder how the air quality around you affects the health of you, your neighbors and your pets? Check out our infographic to see a highlight on what air pollution is and how you can help protect the blue skies in San Luis Obispo County! More »

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Air Quality and Your Health Campaign

APCD and the SLO County Public Health Department have collaborated on an educational campaign to bring awareness and understanding on air quality and how it affects your health. To find out more about the program and see where you can get your own copy of the brochures, click here

Board Approved Strategic Action Plan & Fiscal Plan

The APCD's Strategic Action Plan identifies key issues, priorities, and efforts to achieve the District's mission and mandates over the next 5 years. The 2013 - 2017 Fiscal Plan is a guide District fiscal actions over the next five years. Strategic Action Plan and Fiscal Plan »

Tri-County APCDs Working on Electric Vehicle (EV) Readiness

APCDs in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura, C-5 and the Community Environmental Council has secured grant funding to develop an EV Community Readiness Plan for the Central Coast.  More »

"When We Commute"  Video


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