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The Air District holds many community meetings on air quality topics. Most of these are informational in nature, where The District asks for input on activities and answers questions on such topics as regulationsclean air plans and strategies and issues of interest to a the community.

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Be Informed - News & Advisories

Find all of the latest News Advisories, Public Notices and Incident Reports here. The Air District is committed to providing the public and members of the media pertinent Bay Area air quality information. Be sure to visit this page often to be informed and stay informed.

Public Comment Opportunities

The Air District solicits and responds to public comment as part of its rulemaking, permitting, and regulatory requirement process.

2014 News Releases

Public Notices - Permit Applications - 2014

The Air District issues Public Notices to inform the public about certain projects, facilities or permits under review. There is a 30-day period for the public to comment on a proposed project except for certain CEQA projects, for which there is a 20-day period. Specific instructions for submitting a comment are contained within the Public Notices.

Public Notices - Permit Applications - 2013

The Air District issues Public Notices to inform the public about certain projects, facilities or permits under review. There is a 30-day period for the public to comment on a proposed project except for certain CEQA projects, for which there is a 20-day period. Specific instructions for submitting a comment are contained within the Public Notices.

2013 News Releases

2013 Rules Workshops

DateRegulationDocumentsComments DueContact
8/28/2013N/ACommuter Benefits Program Workshop Notice(304 k PDF, 2 pgs)
Draft Rule(50 k PDF, 4 pgs)
Workshop Report(588 k PDF, 26 pgs)
Workshop Notice -- Chinese(124 k PDF, 2 pgs)
Workshop Notice -- Spanish(257 k PDF, 2 pgs)
11/7/2013
  • David Burch
  • Principal Environmental Planner, Planning and Research
  • 415 749-4641
5/29/2013Nitrogen Oxides and Carbon Monoxide From Boilers, Steam Generators and Process Heaters in Petroleum Refineries(47 k PDF, 11 pgs)Request for Comments(36 k PDF, 3 pgs)
Draft Rule(49 k PDF, 11 pgs)
6/21/2013
  • Julian Elliot
  • Senior Air Quality Engineer, Planning and Research
  • 415 749-4705
3/21/2013N/ADraft Rule -- January 2014(160 k PDF, 12 pgs)
Preliminary Responses to Comments (644 k PDF, 52 pgs)
Refinery Emissions Tracking Rule -- Workshop Notice(161 k PDF, 1 pg)
Draft Rule & Workshop Report(158 k PDF, 37 pgs)
FAQ(13 k PDF, 2 pgs)
Workshop Notice - Spanish(361 k PDF, 1 pg)
Workshop Notice - Laotian(295 k PDF, 1 pg)
FAQs - Spanish(127 k PDF, 2 pgs)
FAQs - Laotian(108 k PDF, 3 pgs)
Air Monitoring Technology and Methodology Expert Panel Agenda(492 k PDF, 1 pg)
Desert Research Institute Final Report(7 Mb PDF, 111 pgs)
Comments: CCCounty(1 Mb PDF, 2 pgs)
Comments: Collaborative BAAQMD 061313(316 k PDF, 11 pgs)
Comment(98 k PDF, 2 pgs)
Comment Refinery Emission Tracking Regulation(48 k PDF, 2 pgs)
RETR Tesoro Comments(549 k PDF, 12 pgs)
Comments: Support for BAAQMD Refinery Reg Group Signon June 26 2013(417 k PDF, 2 pgs)
Valero Comment letter on BAAQMD Reg 12-15(947 k PDF, 5 pgs)
Comments: WSPA Letter re Tracking Rule Legal 5-31-13(527 k PDF, 4 pgs)
WSPA Reg 12-15 Comment Letter 05312013(74 k PDF, 7 pgs)
Attachment A(1 Mb PDF, 8 pgs)
Attachment B(653 k PDF, 9 pgs)
Attachment C(194 k PDF, 3 pgs)
Attachment D(25 k PDF, 2 pgs)
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2/28/2013N/AWorkshop Notice(191 k PDF, 2 pgs)
Draft Amendments to Regulation 3(385 k PDF, 47 pgs)
3/15/2013
  • Joseph Slamovich
  • Senior Advanced Projects Advisor, Engineering
  • 415 749-4681
1/17/2013N/AWorkshop Notice(168 k PDF, 2 pgs)
Workshop Report(437 k PDF, 22 pgs)
N/A
  • Douglas Tolar
  • Senior Air Quality Specialist, Compliance and Enforcement
  • 415 749-5118

Public Notices - Permit Applications - 2012

The Air District issues Public Notices to inform the public about certain projects, facilities or permits under review. There is a 30-day period for the public to comment on a proposed project. Specific instructions for submitting a comment are contained within the Public Notices.

2012 News Releases

2012 Rules Workshops

DateRegulationDocumentsComments DueContact
12/5/2012Nitrogen Oxides and Carbon Monoxide From Boilers, Steam Generators and Process Heaters in Petroleum Refineries(47 k PDF, 11 pgs)Comment Deadline Extended(25 k PDF, 1 pg)
Workshop Presentation(2 Mb PDF, 12 pgs)
Workshop Notice(29 k PDF, 2 pgs)
Draft Amendments to Rule 9-10(54 k PDF, 11 pgs)
Workshop Report(555 k PDF, 17 pgs)
1/11/2013
  • Julian Elliot
  • Senior Air Quality Engineer, Planning and Research
  • 415 749-4705
6/18/2012N/AWorkshop Notice(628 k PDF, 5 pgs)
Draft Regulation 12, Rule 13: Metal Melting and Processing Operations(36 k PDF, 10 pgs)
Draft Regulation 12, Rule 14: Metal Recycling and Shredding Operations(29 k PDF, 8 pgs)
Workshop Report(184 k PDF, 42 pgs)
Workshop Presentation(607 k PDF, 19 pgs)
8/3/2012
  • Victor Douglas
  • Principal Air Quality Specialist, Planning and Research
  • 415 749-4752
3/8/2012General Requirements(119 k PDF, 35 pgs)
New Source Review(69 k PDF, 20 pgs)
Emissions Banking(165 k PDF, 7 pgs)
Major Facility Review(75 k PDF, 22 pgs)
Technical Workgroup Meeting Notice(83 k PDF, 1 pg)N/A
  • Carol Lee
  • Senior Air Quality Engineer, Engineering
  • 415 749-4689

2012 Incident Reports

DateDocument
Monday, August 06, 2012Chevron Refinery (104 k PDF, 1 pg)
Friday, June 15, 2012Phillips 66, Rodeo(68 k PDF, 1 pg)

 

Last Updated: 8/7/2014