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Rule Development

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to Rules & Regulations

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: A public hearing will be held on November 3, 2022 beginning 2:00pm at Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District (District) Board Room 414 W. Tehachapi Blvd., Suite D, Tehachapi, CA. At the hearing, the District’s Governing Board will consider adoption of the following:

Proposed Amendment:
Rule 410.8 - Aerospace Assembly and Coating Operations

The staff report along with a copy of the proposed rule can be downloaded by clicking on the link above.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN: That upon adoption, Rules 410.8 will be submitted through CARB to EPA for incorporation into the California State Implementation Plan (SIP). This action would constitute a SIP revision.

Interested persons may appear at the hearing and make oral comments. Written comments are invited for consideration and will be received until the close of business on November 2, 2022. Correspondence should be addressed to Glen E. Stephens, APCO, at EKAPCD, 2700 M St, Ste 302, Bakersfield, CA 93301, (661) 862-5250.

 

Rule 410.8 Workshop Presentation

The Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District held a public workshop on July 6, 2022, at the District Board Room in Tehachapi to present, discuss and receive comments on proposed amendments to Rule 410.8, Aerospace Assembly and Coating Operations. A copy of the workshop presentation and staff report can be downloaded through the links below.

Rule 410.8 Workshop Presentation
Rule 410.8 - Aerospace Assembly and Coating Operations Staff Report

A 30-day public review-comment period followed the workshop. Written comments must be received by August 5, 2022; and should be mailed to Eastern Kern APCD, 2700 “M” Street, Suite 302, Bakersfield, CA 93301 or emailed to ekapcd@kerncounty.com.

 

Recently Amended Rules

A public hearing was held on September 1, 2022, beginning 2:00pm at Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District (District) Board Room 414 W. Tehachapi Blvd., Suite D, Tehachapi, CA.  At the hearing, the District’s Governing Board adopted amendments to rules 201.1, 410, and 432. Staff reports along with copies of the amended rules can be downloaded by clicking on the links below.

A public hearing was held on August 4, 2022, beginning 2:00pm at Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District (District) Board Room 414 W. Tehachapi Blvd., Suite D, Tehachapi, CA.  At the hearing, the District’s Governing Board adopted amendments to rules 108.2 and 210.1A. Staff reports along with copies of the amended rules can be downloaded by clicking on the links below.

A public hearing was held on January 13, 2022 beginning 2:00pm at Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District (District) Board Room 414 W. Tehachapi Blvd., Suite D, Tehachapi, CA.  At the hearing, the District’s Governing Board adopted amendments to rules 301, 302, 303, 402, 402.2, 412, 412.1, 422, and 423. Staff reports along with copies of the amended rules can be downloaded by clicking on the links below.

 

Regulatory Control Measures Under Review

Regulatory Control Measures that may be considered in 2022

 

Rule 111, Breakdown Withdrawn from SIP

By request of the Environmental Protection Agency, Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District Rule 111 (Breakdown) was withdrawn from the State Implementation Plan (SIP).  Rule 111 was approved into the SIP October 24, 1980 (45 FR 70449) and last amended May 2, 1996.

A public hearing to consider this matter was held November 10, 2016, 2:00pm at Ridgecrest City Hall, 100 West California Ave., Ridgecrest, CA.

Although Rule 111, Breakdown was removed from the SIP, it will remain in the District's Rule book and continue to be enforced locally.

 

Special Notice

Rule 203 Transfer: EPA Full Disapproval dated November 8, 2008 of (KCAPCD) Rule 203 revised May 2, 1996

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