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State Approves Valley’s New Clean Air Plan: New air quality measures will help the Valley meet latest PM2.5 air quality standards Read More


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Emergency Generator & Public Safety Power Shutoff
If you have questions regarding the installation and usage of electrical generators powered by internal combustion engines during planned or future Public Safety Power Shutoffs Read More

District’s Tune In Tune Up program should serve as model for the state according to a recent UCLA report
A recent report by UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs Luskin Center for Innovation finds that the District’s Tune In Tune Up Vehicle Replacement Program not only has reduced vehicle emissions in the most environmentally disadvantaged region of the state but also has done so in an efficient manner that accomplishes equity in opportunity and benefit distribution. Read the Full report here.

Valley Experienced Record Ozone Improvement in 2018 Read More

Governing Board adopts 2019 Legislative Platform outlining District’s priorities for the coming year View platform

Valley Air District is Seeking Environmental Justice Advisory Group Members
The District is seeking a Merced County At-Large Representative and an Ethnic, Small-Business Owner for its Environmental Justice Advisory Group which hold bi-monthly meetings. The application deadline is November 30.
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State Auditor Releases Report on District Fees and Expenditures
The audit report released on April 5, 2016 reaffirms the District’s long held position that its permit fees, although very low, when used in conjunction with supplemental revenues are adequate to maintain an active and effective program. The audit report does not propose any changes or recommendations concerning the District’s fees. With a strict adherence to the zero-based budgeting principles, significant investment in automation, and implementation of countless streamlining and efficiency measures, the District has been able to achieve low administrative overhead and great productivity in all program areas and therefore reduced costs. Click Here.

District Takes Action to address Wildfire Risks
With the potential for devastating health impacts from uncontrolled wildfires, the Governing Board took action aimed at reducing the number and intensity of wildfires this summer. Learn more here.

EPA finds the Valley in Attainment of the 1-hour Ozone Standard
In July 2015, the District submitted an updated formal request to the California Air Resources Board (ARB) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a determination that the Valley has attained the federal 1-hour ozone standard, based on air quality data from the 2012-2014 period. In May of 2016, the EPA recognized this historic accomplishment by proposing to find the Valley in attainment of the 1-hour ozone standard and reaffirming the effectiveness of the investment and commitment by Valley businesses and residents to reduce emissions and improve public health. View EPA Proposal and Fact Sheet.

Air District Advocates for Fairness in Federal Law Read More

Valley Air District is Seeking Hearing Board Members in the Northern and Southern Region
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District has three Hearing Boards which hold monthly hearings and make decisions on: variance applications pertaining to air quality rules and regulations affecting business and industry in the Valley; appeals to permits; orders of abatement, and revocations of permits. Notice Application

District Receives Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting
The Government Finance Officers’ Association (GFOA) awarded the District the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, the GFOA’s highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting. This award was for the latest District’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (fiscal year 2017-18 CAFR) representing a significant achievement for the District and representing its commitment to meeting the highest principles of governmental reporting and transparency to the public. To earn this award, an impartial panel judged the CAFR as meeting the high standards of the GFOA program, including demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate the District’s financial story and motivate the public to read the CAFR. Read More

eTRIP Commute Verification Survey and Annual Report Deadlines
Worksites subject to the eTRIP rule (Rule 9410) are required to conduct a Commute Verification Survey no later than December 31 each year. This survey is designed to collect information as to how employees get to and from work each day during a week-long period. These worksites are also required to submit an Annual Report, consisting of the compiled results of the Commute Verification Survey, to the District by no later than March 31 of each following year.
For assistance with the Commute Verification Survey or the Annual Report, please visit www.valleyair.org/tripreduction.htm or contact the eTRIP Rule Small Business Assistance office at etrip@valleyair.org or call (559) 230-5950.

State of California Audits District Incentive Programs
District programs lauded as a shining example. Click here.

Air Quality Activists Examine the District's Budget and Spending
The Valley Air District accomplishes more with fewer people and at a lower cost than other air districts in the state, according to a recent study that compared California’s air quality management agencies. For a complete summary of the report funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and conducted by the Sierra Nevada Air Quality Group click here.

EPA redesignates the San Joaquin Valley to Attainment for the federal PM10 standard and approves the PM10 Maintenance Plan
The US Environmental Protection Agency redesignated the San Joaquin Valley to attainment of the PM10 National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) and approved the 2007 PM10 Maintenance Plan. This historic achievement represents years of hard work by individuals, industry, Valley communities and the Air District.
Read the EPA's news release
Read the EPA's Final Approval of the SJV's PM10 Maintenance Plan and Request for Redesignation

Governing Board Meeting
The next scheduled meeting is beginning at 9:00 a.m. To view support materials for this meeting please click here.

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