Eastern Kern APCD

Rule Development

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to Rules & Regulations

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: A public hearing will be held on January 11, 2018, beginning 2:00 pm at the Tehachapi Police Department Community Room, 220 West "C" Street, Tehachapi, CA. At this hearing the District's Governing Board will consider adoption of the following rules:

Proposed Revision:
Regulation II, Permits (List and Criteria)

Proposed Revision:
Rule 208.2, Criteria for Finding of No Significant Environmental Impact (California Environmental Quality Act)

Proposed Draft:
Rule 210.1A, Major New and Modified Stationary Source Review (MNSR)

Proposed Revision:
Rule 422, New Source Performance Standards

Proposed Revision:
423, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants ans Source Categories

Proposed Revision:
Rule 425, Cogeneration Gas Turbine Engines (Oxides of Nitrogen)

Proposed Revision:
Rule 425.3, Portland Cement Kilns (Oxides of Nitrogen)

Copies of the staff reports, proposed amended rules, and the workshop can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate links above.

The District held a public workshop on November 2, 2017, at the Mojave Veterans Building in Mojave, CA to present, discuss and receive comments on the proposed rules. A 30-day public review/comment period, which included U.S. EPA and California Air Resources Board (CARB) review followed the workshop.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN: Once adopted, the rules will be submitted through CARB to the U.S. EPA for incorporation into the State Implementation Plan (SIP) as SIP revision.

Interested persons may appear at the hearing and make oral comments. Written comments may be submitted for consideration and will be received until close of business on January 10, 2018. All comments should be submitted to: Eastern Kern APCD, 2700 “M” Street, Suite 302, Bakersfield, CA 93301 or ekapcd@kerncounty.com.


Regulatory Control Measures Under Review


Rule 111, Breakdown Withdrawn from SIP

By request of the Environmental Protection Agency, Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District Rule 111 (Breakdown) was withdrawn from the State Implementation Plan (SIP).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.


Recently Amended/Adopted Rules__________________


Special Notice_______________________________

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

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