Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District (SLOAPCD)’


The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District (APCD or District) is the local agency working to protect the health of San Luis Obispo County residents by preserving good air quality. By partnering with the local communities and businesses, we implement regulations and programs to reduce air pollution and assist the county in reaching all outdoor air quality standards.

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Grover Beach council considering replacing Peterson on APCD board

The Grover Beach City Council is considering booting its mayor from the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District Board. Mayor Debbie Peterson, who has represented Grover Beach on the board since January, attempted Monday to gain the support... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach Council spurns mayor’s campaign against APCD dust rule

Grover Beach Mayor Debbie Peterson, who is campaigning to repeal the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District dust rule, petitioned her fellow council members Monday to join her in opposition to the regulation. Peterson did not win over... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach mayor opposes APCD dust rule

By KAREN VELIE Grover Beach Mayor Debbie Peterson is circulating a petition seeking to repeal the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District’s Oceano Dunes dust rule. The dust rule requires the California Department of Parks to reduce the... (Continue reading)

Friends of Oceano Dunes appeals judge’s ruling

The legal battle over the controversial San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control Disctict dust rule will continue in an appellate court. San Francisco attorney Thomas Roth has filed an appeal on behalf of Friends of Oceano Dunes over San... (Continue reading)

Judge rules against two suits over APCD dust rule

A San Luis Obispo Superior Court judge has ruled against two legal challenges to the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District’s Oceano Dunes dust rule. Judge Charles Crandall rejected the requests made by Friends of Oceano Dunes, an... (Continue reading)

APCD skews report on Nipomo Mesa air quality

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A member of the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District Board discovered last week that district staff used incomplete data sets to compile a report which inaccurately portrays escalating pollution levels on the Nipomo Mesa.... (Continue reading)

Oceano dust rule in court

A San Luis Obispo County Superior Court judge heard arguments for and against the controversial dust rule that requires state parks to reduce particulate matter blowing from the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area or face fines of $1,000 per... (Continue reading)

APCD board rejects Hill’s bid for chairmanship

The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District Board chose Supervisor Paul Teixiera over Supervisor Adam Hill to serve as its chair for 2013 following heated debate about Hill’s recent behavior. Hill served as vice chair in 2012, putting... (Continue reading)

Hill concerned with “local fringe”

San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill is requesting citizen input about a “local fringe.” Last week, Hill appointed human resources consultant Betsey Nash to the county Civil Service Commission. Prior to the appointment, the Coalition of Labor, Agriculture and... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County supervisor accused of threatening state

EDITORS NOTE: See Adam Hill’s email calling a state parks official contemptuous, misleading and dishonest at the bottom of this story. By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill’s “scathing emails” have now caught the attention of California... (Continue reading)