Air Issues and Regulations Committee (AIR)

The Air Issues and Regulations (AIR) Committee focuses on air quality related issues, research and regulations as they affect the operation and maintenance of San Francisco Bay Area Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTWs). Currently, the AIR Committee is also tracking climate change and/or greenhouse gas mitigation related legislation on a national, state and local level.

Upcoming AIR Committee Meeting

No upcoming events.

Recent News/Documents

– BACWA has developed a White Paper on BAAQMD Rule 11-18.

– A summary of BACWA AIR’s activities and accomplishments during the past 2-3 years is available for viewing.

– On June 6, 2014, BACWA AIR Committee submitted a comment letter to the BAAQMD regarding potential cross-media regulation issues associated with future updates to the BAAQMD’s Clean Air Plan.  These issues include energy demands associated with nutrient removal, conflicts between air regulations and GHG regulations, and incentives for green infrastructure.

AIR Committee Meeting Materials

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Meeting Slides 3-15-17Download
AIR Committee Meeting Materials 11-30-16Download
AIR Committee Meeting Materials – 09-21-16Download
AIR Committee Agenda 9-21-16Download
AIR Regulatory Updates, Technical Resources & Grant Opportunities 3-09-15Download
AIR Regulatory Updates, Technical Resources & Grant Opportunities 12-10-15Download

Joint Meetings with BAAQMD

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BAAQMD – Rule 11-18 OverviewDownload
Agenda for Joint meeting with BAAQMD 06-15-16Download
AIR BACWA Nutrient Presentation 05-13-15Download
AIR BACWA Digester Technology Presentation 05-13-15Download
AIR Changes to Ozone NAAQS 05-13-15Download
AIR GHG Emissions from Water Sector 05-13-15Download
AIR BAAQMD Variance Process 05-13-15Download
AIR BAAQMD Emissions Offsets 05-13-15Download
AIR OEHHA HRA Guidelines Revision 05-13-15Download

AIR Digest Materials

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AIR Digest Materials 05-16-16, 06-23-16, and 05-31-16Download
AIR Digest Materials 05-02-16 and 05-09-16Download
AIR Digest Materials 04-18-16 and 04-25-16Download
AIR Digest Materials 4-04-16 and 4-11-16Download
AIR Digest Materials 3-21-16 and 3-28-16Download
AIR Digest Materials 03-07-16 and 03-14-16Download