Draft Federal Part 70 Permit Renewal for the University of California – Santa Barbara
The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) has issued a draft federal Part 70 permit P13725 R3 to the UCSB stationary source, located in Santa Barbara.
This permitting action is the third renewal of the federal Part 70 permit for the facility. The Part 70 permit regulates emissions from operations on the school. Once issued by the District and the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the Part 70 permit will be valid for three years. The permit will be enforceable by the District, USEPA, and the public.
PUBLIC COMMENT PROCEDURES
Copies of the permit application and the draft permit are available for review from December 22, 2023 to January 21, 2024 on the District website (below) and at the following location:
Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District
260 North San Antonio Road, Suite A
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Only the federally enforceable conditions in Sections 9.A, 9.B, and 9.C of the permit are subject to public review. Comments on these sections should be submitted, in writing, to the District at the above address (attn.: Noah Dooley) by January 21, 2024. Issues relevant to the Part 70 permit raised during the comment period will be addressed in writing by the District as part of the final permit issuance. For more information or a copy of the permit, please contact Noah Dooley at (805) 979-8316 or at DooleyN@sbcapcd.org.
The District will consider scheduling a hearing for public comments on the draft permit, if a request is made in writing within two weeks of publication of this notice. To request a public hearing, please send correspondence to Noah Dooley at the above address.
Note that the District has transitioned to electronic notices (“e-notices”) for Part 70 permitting actions. All notices will be posted prominently on the public notice section of the District’s public website for the duration of the public comment period. In addition, the District will maintain a mailing list of persons who request to be notified of the Part 70 permitting activity and shall distribute the notice to those persons. To subscribe to the District’s public notice e-mail list, visit Subscribe or e-mail Lyz Bantilan at BantilanL@sbcapcd.org.
Notice of Public Review and Request for Comments was originally published at https://www.ourair.org/122223-pub-notice/.
Photos courtesy Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District.