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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California Attorney General files lawsuit against local air district

EDITOR’S NOTE: See a brief of the California Attorney General’s lawsuit at the bottom of this story. By KAREN VELIE California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris filed a lawsuit in mid-October against the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control... (Continue reading)

Air board seeks help from Sacramento on implementing dust rule

The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District Board decided Wednesday to go around State Parks and seek help from the Governor’s Cabinet in implementing its Oceano dunes dust rule. [SLO Tribune] District officials have accused State Parks of... (Continue reading)

Air district staff wants to raise fees

Staff at the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District is asking its board on Wednesday to approve a handful of fee increases in order to cover its growing budget needs, according to the agenda. Staff is requesting increasing... (Continue reading)

Second lawsuit filed against the air quality district

A San Luis Obispo man filed a second lawsuit against the air quality district over its contentious Oceano Dunes dust rule, this one focusing on alleged procedural errors. The lawsuit, filed by Kevin Rice on Tuesday, charges the air quality district... (Continue reading)

Air pollution control board approves Oceano dunes rule

The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District voted 7-4 with one abstention to approve a new regulation that requires state parks to reduce particulate matter blowing from the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area or face fines of... (Continue reading)

Air quality district internal emails expose manipulations

(Editor’s note: This is the second in a multi-part series about questionable activities of the San Luis Obispo County Air Quality Control District. Part one was Air quality district’s bloated salaries. See Alleged flaws in the study at the bottom... (Continue reading)

Air quality district’s bloated salaries

(Editor’s note: This is the first in a multi-part series about questionable activities of the San Luis Obispo County Air Quality Control District.) They set hefty salaries for themselves and went looking for the money to meet the payroll. It’s not the... (Continue reading)

APCD dunes study is flawed

OPINION By ED WAAGE The Air Pollution Control District has responded to comments concerning the proposed regulation of the Oceano Dunes vehicle riding area which will be considered at the APCD Board meeting this Wednesday. The regulation is based upon... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach Council votes against dunes rule

The Pismo Beach Council rejected a proposed fugitive dust rule for the Ocean Dunes Vehicular Recreation Area because it determined the study the rule is based on appears flawed. On Tuesday, the council voted 4-0 to send a letter to the... (Continue reading)

Waage urges council to reject dunes study

A Pismo Beach city councilman wants his colleagues to agree on Tuesday to ask the San Luis Obispo County air-quality board to reject a proposed rule to regulate fugitive dust emissions at the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Park. The... (Continue reading)