October 23, 2014: Update to the CEQA Air Quality Handbook - NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Governing Board of the Butte County Air Quality Management Distict (District) will hold a Public Hearing on October 23, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the City of Chico Council Chambers, 421 Main Street, Chico, California, to consider approving a proposed update to the District's CEQA Air Quality Handbook. The Handbook provides guidance for assessing air quality and greenhouse gas impacts for projects subject to review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The Handbook was originally adopted in 1997 and last updated in 2008.
August 26, 2014: Air Toxics Hot Spots Annual Report - NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Governing Board of the Butte County Air Quality Management District (District) will hold a Public Hearing on September 25, 2014 at 10:00 am at the City of Gridley Council Chamgers, 685 Kentucky St., Gridley, California, to consider the Air Toxics "Hot Spots" Information and Assessment Act of 1987 annual report of program activities. The annual report includes a summary of health risk assessments and identifies and assesses toxic air emissions from facilities within the Disrict.
March 25, 2014: Amended Rules 101, 400, 401, 432, and 433 - NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PUBLIC NOTICE: The Butte County Air Quality Management District (District) has proposed amendments to Rules 101-Definitions, Rule 400-Permit Requirements, Rule 401-Permit Exemptions, Rule 432-Federal New Source Review (FNSR), and Rule 433-Rice Straw Emission Reduction Credits to streamline and clarify the existing rules to ensure they contain the necessary program elements as required by the federal Clean Air Act prior to re-submittal for State Implementation Plan approval. A Public Workshop will be held at 2:00 p.m. on April 3, 2014, at the District office at 629 Entler Avenue, Suite 15, Chico, CA. A Public Hearing for the Governing Board to consider adoption of the proposed amended and new rules will be held at 10:00 a.m. on April 24, 2014, City of Oroville Council Chambers, 1735 Montgomery Street, Oroville.
For additional information please contact David Lusk at (530) 332-9400, ext. 107.
March 5, 2014: Hearing Board Petition by Sierra Silica Resources
The Butte County Air Quality Management District (District) Hearing Board will hold a public hearing to consider a petition filed by Sierra Silica Resources for a Regular Variance. Sierra Silica Resources is constructing a sand drying and sizing plant at 650 Georgia Pacific Way, Oroville, CA and requesting regulatory relief from fugitive dust permit conditions and rules while troubleshooting design issues on the new sand drying facility. The hearing will be held Monday, March 17, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at the Oroville City Council Chambers located at 1735 Montgomery Street, Oroville, CA 95965. For further information, click for the Hearing Agenda, Petition, Staff Report, and Staff Report Supplemental.
November 8, 2013: Amended Rules 221 and 222-NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Butte County Air Quality Management District Governing Board will hold a Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of Proposed Ameneded Rules 221 and 222: Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 10:00 a.m., City of Chico Council Chambers, 421 Main Street, Chico, CA. Staff Report and Proposed Amended Rules 221 and 222.
September 26, 2013: The Butte County Air Quality Management District (District) has adopted the 2012 Triennial Air Quality Attainment Plan for the Northern Sacramento Valley Planning Area.