200 Litton Drive, Ste 320
Grass Valley, CA 95945
NORTHERN FIELD OFFICE
P.O. Box 2227, 257 E. Sierra, Unit E
Portola, CA 96122
The District staff conducts the everyday business of air pollution control. The Air Pollution Control Officer (APCO) is appointed by the Board of Directors and serves as the Executive Director. The APCO is responsible for hiring staff and directing activities, managing financial matters, and implementing Board policy.
DISTRICT ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:
Develop and implement air quality plans to identify how much pollution is in our air, where it comes from, and ways to control it.
Develop and enforce rules and regulations that reduce air pollution and protect public health.
Help individuals and businesses understand and comply with federal, state, and local air pollution laws.
Operate air monitoring equipment to measure and record air pollution levels.
Evaluate plans for new projects that involve installing, altering, or operating equipment that either causes air pollution or is used to control it; issue permits; conduct compliance inspections; and issue violation notices.
Implement transportation control measures to reduce the number of cars on the road and promote the use of cleaner fuels and vehicles.
Investigate public complaints and respond to inquiries regarding air pollution.
Provide public information regarding current air quality conditions and health implications.
Educate the public on their role in cleaning up the air.