2010 April 24: CA Loyalton (Sierra County) May 3, 2010 meeting to discuss Air Quality PM Plan

2010 April 24: CA Loyalton (Sierra County) May 3, 2010 meeting to discuss Air Quality PM Plan

MEETING TO DISCUSS AIR QUALITY IN LOYALTON

  WHEN

MONDAY, MAY 3, 2010

7:00 P.M.

WHERE

LOYALTON SOCIAL HALL

WHO

NORTHERN SIERRA AIR DISTRICT

SIERRA PACIFIC INDUSTRIES

 WHY

 IN RESPONSE TO PUBLIC CONCERNS REGARDING

PARTICULATE MATTER DEPOSITS

WHAT

SOLICITING INITIAL INPUT FROM LOYALTON RESIDENTS ON THE DRAFT PARTICULATE MATTER REDUCTION PLAN

For an outline of the Draft Particulate Matter reduction plan, go to the air district’s website at http://www.myairdistrict.com, or see below:

Loyalton Particulate Matter Reduction Plan

Draft Outline

April 15, 2010

Purpose of Plan: To identify and address all sources of particulate matter in the Loyalton Area and recommend final action to reduce particulate matter deposits. The Plan will be developed with input from Loyalton residents.

 To identify and address all sources of particulate matter in the Loyalton Area and recommend final action to reduce particulate matter deposits. The Plan will be developed with input from Loyalton residents.

Part One: Particulate Matter

    • Small/inhalable particles (10 microns and less)  

    • Large/non-inhalable particles (greater than 10 microns in diameter)

To identify and address all sources of particulate matter in the Loyalton Area and recommend final action to reduce particulate matter deposits. The Plan will be developed with input from Loyalton residents.

 Part Two: Discussion of Air Quality Compliance History, Technical Studies and Information

 Part Three: Particulate Matter Plan Objectives


 
 Objective One: Explore Current Sources of Particulate Matter, Magnitude, and Type of PM

Objective Two: Identify Opportunities for PM reduction (quantify reduction when/where possible)

Objective Three: Identify Health/Cost Benefits of PM Reduction

Possible Sources:

Industrial

Yard Waste Burning

Prescribed Burning (Large land owners)

Illegal Burning

Vehicles

Wildfires

Pollen

Woodstoves and Fireplaces

Agricultural

Unpaved Roads

Paved Roads



PART Four: Final Recommendations to Reduce Identified Sources of Particulate Matter

__________________________________________________________________________________
NORTHERN SIERRA AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT Gretchen Bennitt,
Executive Director

DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS

 
 

TRUCKEE FIELD OFFICE

 
 

QUINCY FIELD OFFICE

 

200 Litton Drive, Suite 320

 
 

13450 Donner Pass Rd., Ste. B, Truckee, CA 96161

270 County Hospital Road, Suite 127

P.O. Box 2509

 
   

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 9766, Truckee, CA 96162

P.O. Box 3981, Quincy, CA 95971

Grass Valley, CA 95945

 
 

(530) 550-7872 / FAX: (530) 587-2623

 

(530) 283-4654 / FAX: (530) 283-0699

(530) 274-9360 / FAX: (530) 274-7546

 

email: ryan@myairdistrict.com

 
 

email: george@myairdistrict.com

email: office@myairdistrict.com or http://www.myairdistrict.com

 
             

 
 

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